Medical malpractice occurs when someone is harmed by a medical professional who neglects to provide the proper degree of health care treatment, according to Nolo. Simply because a patient is unsatisfied with the outcome ... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

Medical malpractice attorneys file lawsuits against medical professionals in order to try to obtain compensation for clients who received poor or negligent medical care that resulted in injury or harm, explains Avvo. The... More » Government & Politics Law

Individuals searching for information about malpractice suits against doctors can check with the state medical board, which is responsible for state medical licensing. The Federation of State Medical Boards provides acce... More »

The health care field uses diagnosis codes for billing and for providing accurate documentation of a patient's diagnosis and treatment, acccording to Medical Billing and Coding. The World Health Organization developed th... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

A health care proxy form is a form used to give a chosen individual authorization to make health care decisions on behalf of another individual, called the principal, Nolo says. This helps ensure that a trusted individua... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

With self-insured health plans, employers do not buy health insurance but take the financial responsibility for the covered employee’s health care benefits. These plans are more common with large employers, according to ... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

Medical scams involve offering free devices and fake health care deals. Scam telemarketing companies target people to steal money or to perpetrate medical identity theft. The scam artists make millions of phone calls and... More » Government & Politics Crime