Disability insurance and the physician practice: a primer for physicians and office managers

J Med Pract Manage. 2009 Jan-Feb;24(4):203-5.


While your office may be familiar with all of the ins and outs of health insurance, disability insurance claims are complex and difficult to navigate, often deliberately so. When the unthinkable occurs and a claim must be filed, physicians are all too frequently stymied by the response of the insurance company to their claim. This article will provide fundamental information for the physician who needs to file a claim as well the practitioner who comes across a long-term disability insurance claim in his or her practice.

MeSH terms

  • Disability Evaluation
  • Humans
  • Insurance Claim Review / economics*
  • Insurance, Disability / economics*
  • Office Management / economics*
  • Physicians / economics*
  • Practice Management, Medical / economics*
  • United States