Category: Legal Reports

New Jersey Position on Concierge Medicine

A year before the New York pronouncement (see post below) about concierge medicine, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services issued a similar letter concluding that concierge arrangements were not appropriate for New Jersey physicians belonging to insurance and HMO panels. Its reasoning was significantly more […]

MARYLAND INSURANCE ADMIN. REPORT: [2009] Report on “Retainer” or “Boutique” or “Concierge” Medical Practices and the Business of Insurance

By Maryland Insurance Administration In late 2008, the Maryland Insurance Administration (“MIA”) r eceived information about so- called “boutique”, “concierge” or “retainer” medical practices (hereinafter “retainer practice”) in which the patient pays an annual fee to a physicia n for certain services. To ascertain if these arrangements constitute […]