A Lawmaker and a Physician Congressman Michael Burgess, a Republican from Texas who was an OB/GYN before being elected to Congress, discusses healthcare reform and his unique perspective as a lawmaker and a physician.
Podcast Series: How Healthcare Reform Affects Your Practice In this two-part podcast series, Robert Bennett, a member of MGMA’s government affairs staff, explains what parts of the healthcare reform law are likely to affect medical practices, and Dave Gans, vice president of practice management resources at MGMA, details what practices can do now to get ready for reform.
In the early years, medical practices only utilized Relative Value Units (RVUs) to understand the Medicare fee schedule. Now the role of RVU analysis has expanded. RVUs have become the standard measurement in analysis of reimbursement and payer contracts, physician compensation and productivity, and practice staffing and operating costs. More »
From changing the way we practice our specialty to using a comprehensive, wealth management approach to plan our way to financial independence, there are things we can do in this tough environment. More »