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Are you ready for MACRA?  Scorecards can help
Are you ready for MACRA? Scorecards can helpWith Congress attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and with the president issuing executive actions to roll back portions of the ACA, some in the medical community have been wondering whether the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) also faces an uncertain future.
Doctors gain from the advantages of both active and passive investingThe debate between active investment strategies, meaning hands-on investing with a portfolio manager’s help to beat the market, and passive investment, holding onto securities through the market’s ups and downs, is unlikely to subside any time soon.
Best ways to boost practice performance
Best ways to boost practice performanceStarting out with clear priorities will help simplify process of finding the right plan, experts advise
Bundled pricing is the only true transparency in healthcare
Bundled pricing is the only true transparency in healthcarePrice transparency is the current and growing buzzword in healthcare.
Are physician incomes falling?
Are physician incomes falling?Physician incomes have been a topic of controversy for years, with physician compensation being criticized as one of the leading causes of high health care costs.
Evaluating the future of hospital acquisitions of private practicesHospitals continually seek to broaden service lines and increase their market share by adding key private physician groups.
Warning signs to look for to avoid practice embezzlementTheft and embezzlement is widespread, and it occurs more often in healthcare than in most other industries
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equity
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equityYou’ve no doubt heard about large healthcare companies and hospital systems being purchased for staggering sums by private equity firms.
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?Primary care practices located in community settings do a better job of providing high-value, cost-effective services than primary care practices within hospital settings, according to a recent article in JAMA Internal Medicine.
CMS pay-for-performance measures flawed
CMS pay-for-performance measures flawedThis problem represents yet one more example of CMS’ ill-advised attempts to dictate what transpires in the course of the doctor-patient encounter.