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Intermediation Tries to Answer Patients' Questions About Care

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At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), we have 2 different programs used to resolve different types of disputes. Claims Mediation: The Claims Mediation Program is focused on matters in which an actual lawsuit has been filed and the plaintiff is represented by counsel. We hire outside counsel to manage these lawsuits for us. The plaintiff’s counsel tends to recommend a local group of mediators to mediate the dispute. The Claims Mediation Program tends to focus on mon more...
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