HCFO Grantee quoted in AMNews Article on grading health plans

Publication Date: 
July 7, 2008

Lawrence Casalino, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor at the University of Chicago, was quoted in the July 7, 2008, AMNews article, "AMA Meeting: AMA grades health plans on how they handle claims." This article discusses findings from an American Medical Association report card that compares Medicare and commercial payers' administrative precision and efficiency. Casalino completed HCFO-sponsored research that examined the administrative burden associated with physician practices' interactions with health plans.