Vital health care being rejected due to insurance

A recent Senate Investigation has found that a staggering number of insurance companies from around the nation have denied coverage to thousands of people in need of necessary care. The investigation took place over six months, researching more than 1,600 cases. The results of the investigation were released last Friday, leading many to question the altruistic nature sometimes lauded by big name insurers. Michael Fields, an HVAC technician and resident of Maryland, is one of the key people that helped initiate the investigation. Fields in a coronary patient, whom on…

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Insurers change of view on electronic medical records

Medical liability insurance firms who were once excited about the benefits of EMRs(Electronic Medical Records) have now changed stance because of the possibility of the rise in claims as people and medical personnel adjust to the technology.  An EMR is a computerized medical record on a local health information system that stores and retrieves patients medication and procedure history. This technology was looked upon as a means of providing better patient safety, as insurance market research firm Conning Research and Consulting published in its study, which prompted medical insurers to…

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