The management of oncology practices has always been complicated. Under the best of circumstances, managing the expectations of patients, staff, and owner-physicians is difficult.
In the group practice setting, I have seen many of my practice manager friends and colleagues retire, change jobs, or—worse yet— be relieved of their management position. What is going on lately?
Physicians, meet another version of the alphabet insurance plan that is structured to reimburse you even less for your services.
Several prominent physicians are pushing to increase physician awareness of cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment.
Community oncology clinics are disappearing at a rate of about 20% a year... In their stead, the number and size of hospital systems are increasing.
In September, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its report, “Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis,” which included recommendations aimed at ensuring that there is accessible, affordable, and high-caliber oncology care in the United States for the foreseeable future.
Although 2013 tax rates have increased for certain high-income taxpayers, there is still time to take advantage of several tax-saving opportunities before December 31. Below are 10 ways to cut your 2013 tax bill and a few things to consider when planning for 2014.
The following sections will assist healthcare professionals and payers by providing appropriate coding and billing information associated with the treatment of lymphoma.
The following clinical trials are currently recruiting pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patients with cancer for inclusion in several investigations targeting blood and brain cancers in this population.
Since the passage of the Budget Control Act, which was designed to control spending by capping defense and nondefense discretionary spending, there have been attempts to avoid the dramatic cuts established by the law to achieve certain spending targets.
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