NEW! Toward Fixing the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) in the Health Policy section

Update on the Redding Medical Center Disaster Analysis in the Health Policy section.
Synopsis: Lack of fallout from Understanding Redding Medical Center Disaster: We have deja vu all over again

Gerald Rogan, MD, served as a Part B Medicare carrier medical director for National Heritage Insurance Company (NHIC) in California, a position he held for more than six years. There he helped practitioners understand, comply with, and appreciate Medicare billing rules. Dr. Rogan, who’s currently a Sacramento, CA-based consultant, has extensive experience with medical and medical-legal matters.

Dr. Gerald Rogan consults to health care industry companies including pharmaceutical manufacturers, device manufacturers, clinical laboratories, health care attorneys, other health care consulting firms, venture capital firms, medical societies, physician practices, and publishers. Principal issues are coverage, coding, reimbursement, and claims processing for tests, treatments, and drugs that are new or controversial. He also represents physician compliance network (PCN) a company that audits medical services to determine medical necessity. Customers are hospital medical staff peer review committees.