Business of Medicine
The proportion of Medicare visits that NPs and PAs delivered nearly doubled in the 7-year period from 2013 to 2019.
New CPT codes aim to streamline COVID-19 immunizations reporting.
Pearl of the Month
The expiration date is a date, required by law, that the manufacturer can guarantee greater than 90% original potency of the medication.
Shouldn’t we allow people to get the tests they want, at least if they are willing to pay for it? Of course, it’s not quite that simple.
“There is now a precedent and examples all over that working from home for some is a viable alternative to working in the hospital or a clinic.”...
The Optimized Doctor
An itchy 73-year-old woman came to see me. She had seen several competent dermatologists, had comprehensive workups, and had reasonable, even...
“You want to maximize your retirement contributions,” says Mark Steber, the chief tax information officer for Jackson Hewitt Tax Services. “If you...
From the Journals
Counties without psychiatrists and broadband had significantly higher rates of adult depression, frequent mental distress, drug overdose mortality...
Managing Your Practice
Some AI-based tools are available to use in your office right now, with no “existential” threat to anybody.
The two things that tend to plague medical practices most: A culture of fear and someone who is letting ego run the day-to-day.
“Many don’t think about compliance issues, patient abandonment, or accounts receivable that they need to keep open to collect from billing, which...