Daniel Wiznia, MD, on Whether Providers Give Preference to More Profitable Patients

Yale School of Medicine hip and knee surgeon Daniel Wiznia, MD, used a “secret shopper” methodology to research and reveal patterns of appointment making that seem to indicate a marked preference for commercial insurance on the part of some surgery providers, which creates a barrier to access for Medicare and Medicaid patients. Is this a negative consequence of the bundled payments ushered in by the ACA reforms, and can risk-adjustments help solve the problem? Podcast moderated by Bill Finerfrock of Movement is Life.

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Daniel Wiznia

Daniel Wiznia, MD, is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery and an assistant professor of mechanical engineering & materials science at Yale School of Medicine. There, he is the Department of Orthopaedic's director of Technology and Innovation.

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