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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
> rotations??
>
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
 
B. King
 > Annonymous
> (Must protect the not-so-innocent)
>
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>
 
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