It's crunch time: Tips to make up for lost dollars

The year 2005 will portend a significant decrease in income for nearly every American urologist. Most will be impacted by Medicare's slashing the reimbursement for LHRH agonists and certain other drugs administered in the office. Solo practitioners can anticipate annual losses of income in the thousands of dollars, and larger group practices can expect over a $1 million shortfall this year.