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Navigating the rocky financial road aheadStrategies for handling the early-year cash crunch
Are physician incomes falling?
Are physician incomes falling?Physician incomes have been a topic of controversy for years, with physician compensation being criticized as one of the leading causes of high health care costs.
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equity
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equityYou’ve no doubt heard about large healthcare companies and hospital systems being purchased for staggering sums by private equity firms.
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?Primary care practices located in community settings do a better job of providing high-value, cost-effective services than primary care practices within hospital settings, according to a recent article in JAMA Internal Medicine.
CMS pay-for-performance measures flawed
CMS pay-for-performance measures flawedThis problem represents yet one more example of CMS’ ill-advised attempts to dictate what transpires in the course of the doctor-patient encounter.
Value-based Rx: How physicians can manage affordability, adherence
Value-based Rx: How physicians can manage affordability, adherenceFor doctors, the price of prescription drugs used to be largely a medical concern: Patients wouldn’t get better if they couldn’t afford to fill their prescriptions. But with Medicare’s growing emphasis on value-based care, many physicians now also have a financial stake in ensuring that patients can pay for the medications they need.
6 considerations before joining an APMChances are, many independent medical practices are participating in Medicare’s Quality Payment Program through the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017.
8 ways doctors can save money on individual disability insuranceThere are ways doctors can save significant money on occupation disability insurance.
Top 7 tips for small practices to invest in technologyNew tools can help grow or run a practice, but be sure they also help the bottom line
Easy tips for physicians to reduce billing errorsUp to 80% of all medical bills contain mistakes, so what can be done to fix this problem?