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There has to be better prescription drug price transparency
There has to be better prescription drug price transparencyThere’s no doubt about the high level of distress that people across the nation are feeling about the rising costs of prescription drugs.
Tips for physicians to retain more revenueFrom booking to billing, control your overhead.
What doctors need to know about buying versus leasing equipmentDoctors and hospitals in the U.S. spend nearly $200 billion per year on medical devices, according to a 2015 study by the Advanced Medical Technology Association.
How to utilize care coordination to boost practice incomeDoctors now can bill Medicare for transitional and chronic care managment, but not everyone will benefit.
It’s time for fair pricing in medical transportation
It’s time for fair pricing in medical transportationWhile transparency is viewed as important to reducing consumer health costs, little has been done to affect business-to-business relationships and confront pricing practices that are often variable and opaque.
What new rules on overtime pay mean to physician practices
What new rules on overtime pay mean to physician practicesIn May of this year, President Obama and the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) released the long-awaited Final Rule revising the minimum salary requirement for an employee to qualify for the overtime exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). All changes under the rule will take effect on December 1, 2016.
10 steps to increase financial security for physiciansIf you are interested in having the opportunity to eventually retire and not have to worry about finding an “early bird” special at your favorite restaurant, consider these ten great ideas.
Medicare Part B drug pay proposal could undergo revision
Medicare Part B drug pay proposal could undergo revisionFollowing a flood of criticism from the pharmaceutical lobby, medical societies, patient groups and members of Congress, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced it may make some adjustments to its Medicare Part B drug pay proposal.
Tips for succession planning for private practicesNearly 40% of doctors in the U.S. are aged 50 or older, and one in four are 65 or older, according to the American Medical Association. For these baby boomers, retirement is a fast-approaching reality. As they ponder their next life phase, doctors who own private practices face several challenges unique to the profession.
How bundled pay brings physicians greater risks and rewardsMany experts view bundled payments as a critical part of cutting costs and reforming healthcare.