52% of physicians see patients with coverage issues due to inaccurate directories: 5 insights

Megan Wood -   Print  |

The American Medical Association and LexisNexis Risk Solutions surveyed 703 U.S. physicians about their thoughts on health plans.

Here are five insights:


1. Fifty-two percent of the surveyed physicians reported they see patients monthly who have health insurance coverage issues because of inaccurate directories of in-network physicians.


2. Of those surveyed, 89 percent said it's important that they are accurately represented in network directories.


3. Seventy-six percent of physicians believe it's very important payer directories accurately represent their practice information.


4. Forty-six percent of physicians receive payer request for updates to their directories.


5. The survey found 68 percent of physicians provide payers with information updates.


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