Sunday, 15 September 2019 16:30

Legislation targets surprise medical billing

Legislation coming up for consideration in Lansing aims to alleviate so-called “surprise billing” in health care.

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As the state begins to implement new laws allowing adult recreational marijuana use, the Michigan State Medical Society wants a voice in the process.

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Physicians practicing in three primary care areas no longer have to maintain board certification to earn or renew a medical license in Michigan, or to get paid by health insurers.

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The largest organization representing Michigan doctors is opposing legislation that would create a new way for physicians in the state to obtain medical licenses in other states to practice telemedicine.

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Physician practices in Michigan drive $59.1 billion in economic output and support more than 305,000 jobs, according to a new study from the American Medical Association.

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Employment in Michigan’s health care sector grew steadily during the first half of the decade, reaching nearly 588,000 jobs as of 2015 and generating an economic impact of about $35 billion.

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Legislation requiring doctors to use a state-run drug-monitoring system before prescribing a controlled substance represents the “start of a journey” to address the opioid epidemic in Michigan.

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EAST LANSING — Early-stage investment fund Quantum Medical Concepts plans to invest larger amounts in health care startups after spinning off from its founding organization and securing an additional investment partner.

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Hospitals across Michigan benefitted from the state’s expansion of Medicaid two years ago. 

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In the 13 years since she first passed her boards, Dr. Megan Edison has gone from “super proud” to frustrated.

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