Physicians, let’s lead the charge to reduce handgun deaths September 25, 2016By John M. Talmadge MDI am a gun owner, raised as a hunter in rural Texas, and proficient with all types of civilian firearms.
In this issue
Your Voice: Healthcare reform is still possible, but Obamacare must go
September 25, 2016Obamacare, PCP burdens and comparing U.S. healthcare to other countries are the hot topics of the latest Your Voice.
What Obamacare market exits mean for physician practices September 25, 2016By Lisa A. Eramo MAWhat payers ditching plans means for your practice—and why finding solutions for handling collections has become vital. How to use technology to boost the physician-patient relationship September 25, 2016By Mary K. PrattNew advances can boost the physician-patient relationship, rather than create barriers. Understand incident-to: 6 tips when billing for time spentThe question keeps coming up as to whether my nurse practitioner can bill incident-to while counseling patients and bill based on time spent counseling. I get mixed reports on this. What is the answer? Can they bill by time? New generation of seniors pushes Congress to review chronic care September 25, 2016By John FrankCongress is considering chronic care legislation, but don’t expect final action on any proposals until next year when a new Congress and a new president take office, Capitol Hill watchers agree. Get your house in order before a practice transaction September 25, 2016By Matt Owens, Alan ReiderBefore selling your practice, bringing on a new partner or investor or entering into a new practice management relationship or joint venture, you should first determine if there are any business or regulatory risks present in your practice, as they could jeopardize your transaction or put a portion of your proceeds at risk. ICD-10 changes could impact practice cash flow September 25, 2016By Janet Kidd StewartThe coding change hasn’t put a financial hit on most physicians, but that could change as of October 1. Guns should not be allowed in private physicians' office September 25, 2016By Ashesh D. Patel MDEmployees in any sized healthcare facility should not be allowed to carry guns inside their place of employment. Should guns be allowed in the medical practice?
September 25, 2016This month, Medical Economics takes a look at the issue of guns in medical practice.
You can’t keep guns out of medical practices September 25, 2016By Charles Davant III MDAllow guns into my practice—and yours? How could you not? If you think your practice is in a gun-free zone, you are wrong. Email deletion nightmare for Hillary
September 25, 2016Karma at its best.