hassle factor

Any time-consuming and/or paperwork-ridden maneuver required of physicians, pharmacologists and other health care professionals before a 3rd party payer—e.g., Medicaid or an insurance company—approves payment for a medical therapy, service or drug

hassle factor

Managed care Any time-consuming and/or paperwork-ridden maneuver required of physicians, pharmacologists and other health care professionals before a 3rd party payer–eg, Medicaid, Medicaid, insurance company—approves payment for a medical therapy, service or drug
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The researchers varied the "hassle factor" by changing the time that was required to make an appeal and the likelihood of successfully appealing the coverage decision.
More health plans are attempting to control skyrocketing pharmaceutical costs by creating three-tiered prescription drug benefits--in effect, passing more of the cost of expensive drugs on to consumers while reducing some of the hassle factor for physicians.
In the year 2000, the Hassle Factor Log Program handled 5,078 hassles, a 53% increase in the number of hassles processed in 1999.
'Basically, everything companies need to know about tax is in one single place, removing the hassle factor.'
Primary care physicians have generally stayed in TennCare, but many subspecialists have bailed out, fed up with what they saw as a high hassle factor and low reimbursement rates.
McCarus, who has used the LCS and other ultrasonic instruments extensively for the past 5 years, has found that tissue is not the only thing they cut: Operating time and hassle factor are also reduced.
Working against him is the hassle factor and the fact that I suspect people actually like books.
Among all of their frustrations of working in an expanding managed care system, doctors rated the so-called "hassle factor" as their top complaint.
However, in the past two or three years, many supermarkets have done their best to lower the hassle factor for mums with small children, such as special wide car-parking spaces, so your little darlings don't get crushed by the door of the neighbouring Vectra slamming into them, and packers who run to your aid and are specially trained to stuff your goods into the bags faster than Thing One and Thing Two can remove them.
Remove the hassle factor. Make it 20 steps less to do the right thing, not 20 steps more.
Tenants will need to weigh up the potential savings in relocating, with the "hassle factor" of moving, bearing in mind both the stress and cost.
Our Network Attached Storage Burn in Testing (NASBIT) program was the first of its kind in the US for NAS systems, allowing businesses the opportunity to buy storage solutions that are ready to use out of the box, eliminating the hassle factor of dead on arrival products that are untested and require extra effort in both time and cost to get operational.