"This time of year presents the perfect opportunity to review and possibly adjust your financial planning strategies," writes Jeff Witz, CFP.
Business of Urology
"There are two major reasons for you to confirm accuracy: to be sure that fraudulent claims are not being submitted and to confirm that the claims accurately reflect the work you have performed," write Ray Painter, MD, and Mark Painter.
This article will discuss obstacles that urologists typically must address when implementing telemedicine into their practice.
Written policies should address scheduling guidelines and appointment cancellations, advises Robert A. Dowling, MD.
"If your life insurance needs are temporary, then term insurance is likely the most appropriate vehicle," writes Jeff Witz, CFP.
"The much-anticipated proposed rule for the Medicare physician fee schedule was finally released on July 29, 2019. The bottom-line impact to urology for 2020-based changes to relative value units is a projected +1% additionally," write the Painters.
"One is the delay in delivering care. If I order surgery that requires prior authorization, it won’t always come through in a timely manner, and that impacts patients’ quality of life," says one urologist.
"Patient access to health information—whether it resides in a medical record, a lab company’s system, or an insurance company records—is a right firmly protected by federal laws and regulations," writes Robert A. Dowling, MD.
Trusts provide management of assets while minimizing probate expenses, according to Jeff Witz, CFP.
"Respecting what we believe is the intention of the CPT description, if the hernia repair is incidental, we will recommend not coding for the hernia repair," write the Painters.