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Independent Practices Blog posts

January 29, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Why physicians are concerned about public access to medicare payment data

January 15, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Evaluating practice performance – start with the numbers

 

December 18, 2019
by Simon Hughes

The business of delivering healthcare

 

October 3, 2019
by Simon Hughes

Five strategies to compete with retail clinics

  Obamacare didn’t just create a consumer market for health insurance through commercial health insurance exchanges. It has created a consumer market for healthcare provider services through rapidly increasing out-of-pocket obligations and a “cash on the barrel-head” mentality empowered by health and medical savings accounts (HSAs and MSAs).

October 3, 2019
by Simon Hughes

Merging insurers with AI: Could independent practices benefit?

If you combine these two articles, one would think independent practices should get better allowables. Read these articles for some more food for thought:

October 1, 2019
by Simon Hughes

5 tips to save your practice money

The ability of patients to pay their medical bills is declining due to rising out-of-pocket costs from high-deductible health insurance plans. Combine this with continuing reforms to the nation’s healthcare system, and it’s becoming more and more challenging to keep your practice readily profitable.