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  • MedCall Healthcare Advisors names Mason as Chief Medical Officer

    This article was originally published on workcompwire.com. MedCall Healthcare Advisors (MedCall) recently announced the appointment of Dr. Thomas Mason as chief medical officer for the company. Dr.   Read More...

  • Doctors with Cash Practices Find Way into Local Economy

    This article was originally published on nooganomics.com. Two tenets of local economy are “Near is better than far” and “small is better than big.” Doctors are rediscovering the beauty of local economy by holding to these two concepts in either cash businesses or concierge practices. They are rediscovering a lost joy: “Personal is better than corporate” — real relationships once again with patients.One in Chattanooga who has received press attention is David Redd, who recently opened QuikSurg on...  Read More...

  • Cutting Out the Middleman: Some Doctors Opting Out of Insurance, Moving Toward Private Pay

    This article was originally published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Tucked behind the new North Chattanooga Publix, where the Easter hams are now on sale, and a door down from Great Clips, touting its $13 hair cuts, stands a new storefront boasting another kind of deal: Simple, elective surgeries, paid for up front."We're Open!" a sign propped outside the door reads. "Mole removal.   Read More...

  • Chattanooga Surgeon Decides to Abandon Insurance System

    This article was originally published on wrcb-TV online. CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - As doctors deal with more red tape from insurance companies, some are opting to abandon the insurance system entirely. Cash-only outpatient clinics are starting to pop up across the country.   Read More...