Health Law & Policy

Understanding your 401(k) planA 401 (k) is one of the most common retirement plans in the country; yet a lot of confusion exists. Here's what you should know.
Teaching physicians' children good financial skillsOne of the hardest topics to discuss with our children is money. Physicians are no different. Here's how you should approach the subject.
PCMHs put patients - and intelligent IT - at the center of carePatient-centered medical homes can improve healthcare, but they depend on health IT solutions to make them a success.

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Last minute ICD-10 conversion tipsReadiness for ICD-10 depends on the type and size of an organization. While the majority of hospitals have trained their staff, less than half of physicians practices have completed their training. Learn about what still needs to be done before the October deadline.
Taking on risk: Understanding the new world of paymentsThe move to value-based payment models means that physicians will soon, in some form or another, assume more financial risk for the outcomes of their patients. That means physicians need to begin exploring their options now to ensure their practices are ready and protected when they make the leap.
Physician rights in the open payments programFollow these seven steps to ensure financial data reported about you is accurate

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Fighting back, part 2: The quest for independence
Fighting back, part 2: The quest for independenceThe fight against the pressures facing independent primary care practices can take many forms. For some, it has meant joining forces with other practices to attain the benefits that come with size without sacrificing their day-to-day autonomy. Others are taking a different route—minimizing the bureaucratic obstacles to practicing medicine by adopting direct pay practice models.
One month countdown to ICD-10: Are you ready?Working with your vendors and partners can help guarantee success in the ICD-10 transition. Here's advice on how to make the last month until ICD-10 count.
Asset protection issues for married physiciansPhysicians are at greater risk of financial liability because typically they have more assets. When married to another physician that risk grows.
The new role physicians can’t afford to ignoreWhy the rising costs of treatment and increasing patient financial responsibility means its time for physicians to embrace the cost discussion

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