The nation’s physicians contribute a lot more than health and wellness to their communities—their activity generates $1.6 trillion for the national economy, according to the American Medical Association.
How can physician investors guard against overreacting to large swings in the stock market? Here are strategies to setting asset allocation and rebalancing your portfolio.
Physician employment contracts with hospitals or healthcare systems can be unpredictable. Physician must look closely at compensation, impacts of new payment models, termination clauses, and restrictive covenants.
K.J. Lee, MD, writes to clarify his proposal for a payment system that would reward physicians for improving patients' outcomes.
In the near future, patients will cover more of their healthcare bills as deductibles increase along with access to insurance. It could mean a financial hit if the challenges presented by the trend toward high-deductible health plans are not handled properly by medical practices.