Becker’s Spine Review - Dr. Sheeraz Qureshi: “Number Crunch: The Most Challenging Reimbursement Issues in Spine Today”

 – May 8, 2014  –– 

What are the most challenging reimbursement issues for spine practices today? “The most challenging reimbursement issue for spine practices today is that the patient and the provider do not know what insurances will pay for, how much they will pay and what the patient's responsibility will be,” said Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, Chief of Spinal Trauma, and Assistant Professor of Spinal Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital. “This makes it increasingly difficult to provide patients with a high level of care because so many resources are spent both by the patient and by the physician practice on trying to understand what financial impact the care will create.” Learn more