Examining Payer Contract Language

October 21, 2010

Negotiating rates with your payers is important, but so is the language in your contracts. Practices can face a number of possibly adverse provisions that could contradict practice policies and cause confusion with patients. But how do you discover and address such provisions?

Negotiating rates with your payers is important, but so is the language in your contracts. Practices can face a number of possibly adverse provisions that could contradict practice policies and cause confusion with patients. But how do you discover and address such provisions?

In this podcast, Penny Noyes, president of consulting firm Health Business Navigators and a speaker at the 2010 MGMA Conference in New Orleans, explores contract provisions that could adversely affect your practice, offers alternative contract language, and identifies possible deal breakers to avoid.