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MedEncentive and Medical Justice Announce Partnership
Date:9/14/2009

ipation in the MedEncentive program."

As a means to reduce medical malpractice risk, doctors feel compelled to order extra tests and render additional services; a practice known as "defensive medicine." Studies have estimated that defensive medicine costs $105 billion to $210 billion per year. Other studies report that the costs related to over-treatments, under-treatments and miss-treatments by medical providers equate to $630 billion annually.

Through five years of testing, the MedEncentive Program has demonstrated cost containment in its trial installations with multiple employers, in part, by reducing the need for defensive medicine and encouraging providers to practice evidence-based care. The company is sponsoring expanded demonstrations of the Program involving independent evaluation by academic institutions in Kansas and Michigan.

MedEncentive achieves health care cost containment by combining financial rewards, proprietary web-based applications, the concept of "doctor-patient mutual accountability," and common sense. The program works by compensating physicians for using evidence-based treatment guidelines and prescribing what is called "information therapy" to their patients. Patients are also financially rewarded when they report or demonstrate to their physicians an understanding of and adherence to the prescribed information therapy. Both parties must agree to allow the other party to confirm or acknowledge each other's adherence, thus creating a level of mutual accountability that is unique to the program.

"MedEncentive's process of compensating physicians for documenting adherence to evidence-based guidelines or providing their patients a reason for non-adherence, coupled with physician initiated patient education is what caught our attention from a professional liability standpoint," adds Dr. Segal. "Physicians who practice these methods reduce their risks of being su
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