Though traditional fee-for-service reimbursement is tied to volume, quality patient care can’t be increased by simply adding more appointments.
Linda Girgis, MD
EHR interoperability is a great idea in theory, but the reality leaves much to be desired.
Six tips that can help physicians collect on services not covered by third parties.
The days of the traditional practice are greatly diminished.
We all want to help alleviate our patients’ pain. However, the word pain should not produce a knee-jerk reaction of prescribing pain medication.
Some deny that it is really an issue while others acknowledge it but don’t think it’s a problem. But it is a real issue that affects everyone.
While we strive to heal patients and rid them of their diseases, those very efforts can be very traumatizing to patients. As doctors, we should take steps to minimize their ordeal.
Doctors may not agree with MACRA, however, refusing to comply will result in financial penalties. The best course of action is to get educated.
Physicians must take action and try to get paid accurately for their services.
Doctors are human and face all the same illnesses, injuries, and disasters that everyone else does.