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Doctor groups fear Trump’s ‘unprecedented’ proposed budget cutsPresident Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget includes major spending cuts for medical education programs and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, each of which could have negative impacts on doctors, according to organizations like the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
The real ROI of immunizationsVaccinating my patients almost killed my practice last year. I
Do quality measures disillusion young doctors?If patients are going to hurt the practice’s financial bottom line by causing adverse scores, are they patients we want to continue to serve?
Everything doctors need to know about bundled paymentsGetting a head start on learning how bundled payments work can help physicians prepare for MACRA
Payer merger bubble pops: What it means for physiciansMerger mania has ended
5 ways physicians can avoid retirement failure
5 ways physicians can avoid retirement failureI have observed that there are significant and often emotional aspects to retirement that many people (including some financial consultants) overlook.
Tips to make every payer negotiation a success
Tips to make every payer negotiation a successSuccessful payer negotiations require preparation, persistence and a bit of salesmanship
The payer time drain: dealing with prior authorizationsDespite recent moves to streamline the prior authorization process, physicians still struggle mightily as they jump through payers’ hoops.
Physicians want collaboration, not complication, from payersThe physician community has a simple message for payers: Let doctors be doctors.
2017 Payer Scorecard breakdownAn inside look at what drives insurers to refuse to negotiate, require more prior auths and deny claims