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The role of ophthalmologists in the opioid epidemicAn observational cohort study, published in JAMA Ophthalmology, used Medicare Part D data to assess the number of opioid prescriptions written by ophthalmologists in the United States.
Is partnership still worth it for physicians?In today’s market, partnerships come with a number of risks and uncertainties, leading physicians to question whether they truly want to be tied to a practice for the long term.
Your Voice: Physician accountability? Let’s legislate Congressional accountability
How to provide patients the up-front price of treatmentPhysicians should consider revealing prices to meet.
Everything doctors need to know about modifier 25When to bill an office visit (with modifier 25) and a minor procedure.
How to assemble the right financial team to assist your practiceWhy physicians need financial advisers, attorneys and bankers
Navigating the rocky financial road aheadStrategies for handling the early-year cash crunch
How physicians can stabilize revenuePhysician practices are facing confusion and frustration due to the shift to value-based care and the ever-rising cost of care. Physicians seeking to stabilize their revenue amidst this chaos typically find themselves facing several challenges.
To give care to others, physicians shouldn’t be afraid to get helpFour out of 10 U.S. physicians reported they would be reluctant to seek formal medical care for treatment of a mental health condition for fear of repercussions to their licensure
Annual wellness visit assists value-based payment goalsHere are five things to know about how a Medicare AWV can assist both patients and practices.