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Time for payment models to stop discriminating against in-home care
Time for payment models to stop discriminating against in-home careAmerican healthcare delivery is seriously dysfunctional. It takes patients about three weeks to get a doctor’s appointment, they sit in the waiting room for a long time, get 10 to 12 minutes with the doctor and then have a hefty deductible and/or copay despite paying handsomely for insurance.
2016 year-end tax planning tips for physicians
2016 year-end tax planning tips for physiciansAs we approach the end of 2016 and the start of the Trump presidency, it is widely anticipated that there will be major tax law rewrites, and proposals are already being floated outlining significant changes.
Physician predictions for 2017
Physician predictions for 2017Physicians from across the nation look into the future to predict what the coming year might bring for healthcare.
Tips for sharing performance pay with practice staffWith value-based reimbursement coming, its time to consider how and when to share the rewards with employees
How physicians can choose the right financial adviser
How physicians can choose the right financial adviserMany physicians are overconfident when it comes to their finances, and Joel Greenwald, MD, a former internal medicine physician who has spent the last 16 years working as a certified financial planner (CFP) for physicians and dentists, admits he was one of them.
Should doctors extend their practice hours?
Should doctors extend their practice hours?In a world in which consumers book travel, shop and attend school all day, any day of the year, consumer demand for easier access to medical care can come as no surprise.
Salaries soar for doctors, so why aren't they happy?Doctors' pay is slowly but steadily improving, Medicare’s sustainable growth rate is a thing of the past and demand for primary care physicians is surging under the Affordable Care Act. So why aren’t doctors happier when it comes to their salaries?
Buying versus leasing How to make the right choiceA sound financial decision on real estate and equipment requires considering unique circumstances.
Practical solutions to combat high-deductible headachesThere are answers to dealing with patient problems while protecting the bottom line.
2016 Financial PlaybookWith physician pay on the rise by some measures, now is a good time for doctors to take stock of how to keep more of those dollars in their pocket.