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Don't Blame Communication Restrictions on HIPAA
HIPAA is there for the protection of your patients, not to hinder communication or good customer service.
Year-end Tax Issues, a Field Guide for Doctors
The last 60 days of the year are a key selling window for both good and bad tax reduction schemes. Make sure you cover all your bases.
Compliance Plans and Your Medical Practice
Marcia Brauchler of Physicians' Ally offers tips on creating compliance plans to protect your medical practice.
Smart Ways to 'Bargain Shop' for MedMal Insurance
Physicians have a great opportunity to bargain shop for high quality malpractice insurance. But they must remember their priorities, and above all, buy quality.
How HIPAA Is Affecting Medical Practice Health IT
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA looks at the effect HIPAA is playing on the use of health IT at medical practices.
Three Recent Legal Developments That Affect Physicians
Make sure you are aware of these legal changes: medical malpractice cap limits; third-party billing practices; and enforcement of Notice of Privacy Practices.
Tax Scams Targeting Doctors: Frivolous Arguments
The end of the year is a time when doctors begin thinking of ways to reduce their income tax exposure. Be wary: it is also a time rife with abusive tax plans.
Reduce Malpractice Risks: Infectious Diseases
The first imported case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. underscores the need for practices to actively address risks associated with infectious diseases.
Making Your Medical Practice Safe for Patients and Staff
Michael O'Connell of Marymount Hospital in Ohio discusses key steps your medical practice can take to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff.
ACOs and Liability Risks for Physicians
In this podcast, Jeff Brunken, president of physician insurer MGIS, shares important ACO-related liability issues physicians face.
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