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Ed Finkel
MOC-limiting laws spreading to additional states
MOC-limiting laws spreading to additional states
At least 21 states now have passed or considered bills to protect physicians who choose not to fulfill American Board of Medical Specialties requirements for Maintenance of Certification
A prescription to help cure high drug costs?
Online outlets provide savings, but physician buy-in remains varied
When should doctors be slower to dismiss?
While medical offices typically have good cause to dismiss patients who are violent or abusive, doctors and healthcare attorneys say they should be (and generally are) more circumspect in other types of frustrating but ultimately resolvable situations.
The right and wrong ways to dismiss patients
While physicians should be circumspect about “firing” patients in most types of cases, they are well within their bounds to dismiss patients who are violent, verbally abusive or use their trusted doctor-patient relationship to feed drug addictions.
Here's why membership medicine is gaining physician attention
Here's why membership medicine is gaining physician attention
Patients pay fees for bundle of services instead of—or in addition to—going through insurance
Locum tenens offers wellpaying change of pace work
Attractive to early- and late-career physicians as well as those with nomadic streak
Physicians take MOC fight to state level
Physicians take MOC fight to state level
A new law in Oklahoma—and proposals in other states—looks to limit the power of maintenance of certification
MIPS explained: 4 categories physicians must master
MIPS explained: 4 categories physicians must master
New Medicare payment system still coming into focus, but practices should act now.
Medicare overpayment rule leaves practices scrambling
The government wants physicians to identify overpayments, but many say the responsibilities remain unclear.
The MOC revolt: NBPAS fights for relevancy
Can the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons grow enough to become a true competitor to ABIM?