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Insurance companies can be lousy advocatesA critique of the role of an insurance company, payer, exchange or entitlement program
Top 8 most-read articles of 2016
Top 8 most-read articles of 2016We’ve rounded up our most popular articles from the past year, and each one not only had a big impact when they were published, they continue to prove their staying power through the continued conversations they still create on social media.
Locum tenens offers wellpaying change of pace workAttractive to early- and late-career physicians as well as those with nomadic streak
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017For the fourth consecutive year, Medical Economics reveals its list of obstacles physicians will face in the coming year and, more importantly, how to overcome them.
5 ways missing a payment deadline hurts physiciansBetween patient appointments, running a practice, trying to fit in continuing education and dealing with personal obligations, staying on top of bills can be challenging.
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.