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New financial model may provide future for home visitsA payment model experiment could make house calls an opportunity again for primary care physicians .
Doctors spending over $32,000 on health information technology
Doctors spending over $32,000 on health information technologyMedical groups need to spend a lot of money to outfit, maintain and manage health information technology in their practices—more than $32,500 per year in for every single full-time doctor in the practice, according to a recent study.
Get your house in order before a practice transactionBefore selling your practice, bringing on a new partner or investor or entering into a new practice management relationship or joint venture, you should first determine if there are any business or regulatory risks present in your practice, as they could jeopardize your transaction or put a portion of your proceeds at risk.
ICD-10 changes could impact practice cash flow
ICD-10 changes could impact practice cash flowThe coding change hasn’t put a financial hit on most physicians, but that could change as of October 1.
Make smarter decisions with practice benefit dollarsHow to build an attractive employee benefit package that doesn’t break the bank.
CMS adds flexibility to its revised Medicare reimbursement program
CMS adds flexibility to its revised Medicare reimbursement programFollowing feedback from physicians, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Thursday it will allow providers to choose the level and pace at which they comply with the rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
Female doctors earn $20K less than male colleagues
Female doctors earn $20K less than male colleaguesThe findings may not come as a surprise to many in the medical community like Miriam Laugesen, MD—an associate professor of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health—but even the smallest disparities build up in the bigger picture, she explains.
Top 3 warnings to medical providers from the fall of retail
Top 3 warnings to medical providers from the fall of retailThis is a call to action for all doctors. Practice owners are now facing many of the challenges small retailers in America faced not too long ago. Consumer demand has shifted the landscape in favor of larger product selection with online access. Doctors are being forced to adapt to the new rules of the game or get left behind.
Why physicians may want to apply for the CPC+ program
Why physicians may want to apply for the CPC+ programThe unveiling of a new alternative primary care payment plan by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) comes with several considerations—financial and otherwise—for practices considering participation in the five-year program.
MIPS explained: 4 categories physicians must master
MIPS explained: 4 categories physicians must masterNew Medicare payment system still coming into focus, but practices should act now.