Have you heard the adage that healing is an art, medicine a profession, and health care a business? Now, you and I have no doubt that you've mastered the healing and the medicine, but how are your business skills?
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Many doctors believe the reason most of their patients fail to get better is that they simply don’t do as they are told. They complain that their patient population just won’t listen to reason. The problem may not be your patient population, it may be the way you are talking to them.
Can practices charge a fee to complete individual disability income claims forms? In general, you may charge a reasonable fee for providing a summary of a patient’s record information or to fill out forms or other services. But, there are some things to consider.
In December, Congress approved and President Donald Trump signed the first significant update to the United States’ tax code in more than 30 years. As the details get sorted out, here is your guide to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, at least as it affects medicine, physicians, and your patients.
Do you have an employee handbook that outlines your practice’s unique and important policies? If not, where do you start?
TMA's Practice Vendor Guide is a comprehensive listing of companies that provide products and services to medical practice professionals. You can use this guide as a reference when seeking reputable practice management resources throughout the year! When contacting any of the companies listed, be sure to let them know you found them through the TMA Practice Vendor Guide!
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