Thursday, January 27, 2011

You Know It's Bad When,,,

... the attending surgeon has to write this at the beginning of his operative note:
"I certify that the services for which payment is claimed were medically necessary and that no qualified resident was available to perform the services."
So there you have it.



Dennis said...

The same bean counters would be on their knees begging for service from ANY medical practitioner if their lives where on the line...

It always about the money!

The Happy Hospitalist said...

I didn't know attending surgeons still operated