Lauren Knutson

Concerned about your Water Skis catching on fire? – No worries, there’s a code for that!

Welcome to the world of the ICD-10’s!  If you practice medicine and don’t know what I am talking about, you might want to figure out fast.  Physicians in America only have until October 1st to switch over to the new medical billing code system. This is going to be a monumental change to the way …

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Physicians and Lawsuits, Part 2: How did it effect your practice? – Legally Mine

As we’ve already discussed (Physicians and Lawsuits, Part 1), if you are a physician, you are almost guaranteed to be named in a lawsuit   This is a summary of a report done by Medscape.com.  It is a survey of 1400 physicians who had been sued at one point in their practice, regarding how the lawsuit …

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Physicians and Lawsuits, Part 1. What are the Statistics? – Legally Mine

If you practice medicine, you WILL be sued “By the age of 65 years, 75% of physicians in low-risk specialties and 99% of those in high-risk specialties were projected to face a claim. ” – New England Journal of Medicine, 8/18/2011 (1) Those are terrifying numbers.  Essentially by the end of your career as a physician, …

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