Urology avoids financial woes of other specialties

January 1, 2004

Minneapolis--Surgeons and other physicians across the country continueto deal with the higher costs of practicing medicine in the face of decliningreimbursements. Those factors added up to lower profit margins for U.S.physician groups in 2002 and a continuing awareness of the need to pay attentionto all of the vagaries of the business of practicing medicine. For the mostpart, urologists showed little change in reimbursement.