Business of Medicine


How to get paid if your patient passes on

“That doctor-patient relationship is a very precious relationship, so you don’t want to mix that financial aspect of providing care with the...


The differential diagnosis you’re missing

An itchy 73-year-old woman came to see me. She had seen several competent dermatologists, had comprehensive workups, and had reasonable, even...


The top tax breaks that physicians use

“You want to maximize your retirement contributions,” says Mark Steber, the chief tax information officer for Jackson Hewitt Tax Services. “If you...