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Top 10 highest, lowest paying states for family medicineWe already told you the top best and worst paying states for internal medicine, but what about family medicine?
Risk management lessons from an opioid trial
Risk management lessons from an opioid trialThe use of opioid medications to treat pain is at a watershed moment in the United States.
New administration may mean new approach to HITExperts discuss how the federal government will approach technology during Trump presidency
New facility fees rule could slow practice acquisitionsHospital systems may no longer be quite as eager to acquire independent medical practices now that the government is scaling back a significant financial incentive for doing so
New state laws let patients refuse opioid prescriptionsFour states have passed laws allowing patients to insert directives into their medical records saying they refuse their physicians’ prescriptions for opioids.
Top 10 highest, lowest paying states for internal medicineWith so many changing variables these days, it has become even more important to maintain a steady income. Knowing whether or not your salary is amongst the highest, or lowest, in the country comes in handy when attempting to combat these struggles.
How well do you understand MIPS?Although MIPS can affect a small practice’s income, polls show that most physicians still know little about it. How much do you know? Take our quiz and find out!
Foreign-born physicians struggle with visa processing changeThe change has been problematic because it adds more uncertainty and extra wait time in a long, bureaucratic process, which then may jeopardize their jobs.
Is the DPC movement at risk of failing?While the idea of direct payments between patients and physicians seems like a blessing among the healthcare chaos, the recent closures of two leading DPC businesses have put a question mark on the movement’s future.
4 factors that affect your Medicare bond costHere are the top 4 ways in which you can influence your bond costs.