On Wed, 14 Aug 1996, Maureen McCollough wrote:
> Question again:
> Anyone associated with an Peds ED or Urgent Care that only has resident
> coverage? ie no attending coverage most of the time. Attendings available
> by telephone but not in-house??
> What are these ED's or Urgent Care's going to do when the Peds RRC
> requirements start in 1997 that state there must be on-site attending
> coverage for residents when they are on their Emergency or Urgent Care
More to the point, how will they earn any money when the insurance
providers follow Medicare's lead and require very close attending
supervision in order to bill?
> I really could use some advice on how other ED's tackle this problem.
> The only answer is going to be to have attending coverage. Yes, this is
expensive but I see no alternatives for the near future
> (Must protect the not-so-innocent)
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