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Your Voice: ABIM leadership disconnected from medical practice realityI don’t doubt Dr. Richard Baron’s sincerity in defending MOC (“The man behind MOC defends the program against critics,” August 10, 2016).
Salaries soar for doctors, so why aren't they happy?Doctors' pay is slowly but steadily improving, Medicare’s sustainable growth rate is a thing of the past and demand for primary care physicians is surging under the Affordable Care Act. So why aren’t doctors happier when it comes to their salaries?
MACRA: Small practice hug or regulatory choke hold?Let me state this from the start: I believe CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt when he says that the rules of his agency’s Medicare reimbursement reform don’t slight small practices and are designed to make it easier to report quality data.
Time management tips to enhance physician-patient relationships10 proven strategies to improve communication.
6 tips to help practices adapt to a new EHRA new system can hurt a practice’s workflow. Here’s how to get back to top form quickly.
Buying versus leasing How to make the right choiceA sound financial decision on real estate and equipment requires considering unique circumstances.
Practical solutions to combat high-deductible headachesThere are answers to dealing with patient problems while protecting the bottom line.
2016 Financial PlaybookWith physician pay on the rise by some measures, now is a good time for doctors to take stock of how to keep more of those dollars in their pocket.
Doubting the philosophy behind quality metrics"This can't be right."
12 strategies to improving prior authorizations
Tips for battling prior authorizationsHow approval hassles for ordering tests or prescribing drugs can get in the way of caring for patients.