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Physicians who hope to earn a small bonus for the 2017 Medicare reporting year must have started their 90-day performance period no later than Monday, October 2, 2017. While the actual reporting deadline is March 31, 2018, physicians need to identify and understand the measures that are relevant to their practice …

As a business owner, it’s your responsibility to stay on top of a lot of concerns.  The key to managing your business is to prioritize.  Treating a fever when your patient is in cardiac arrest would be ineffective and prove fatal. Why then are you trying to diagnose your business …

You Care For Your Patients, We Care For You As individuals, our members are leaders in their communities, innovators among their peers and heroes to their patients. As a collective, our members are the single most powerful voice for protecting the health of our communities and the practice of medicine. …
practice managment

Thanks to our partners at Best Practice Management for putting this article together for LACMA doctors on increasing business stability. Best Practice Management (BPM) was on hand at the Saving Private Practice Consortium to answer questions regarding billing and coding. Maria Wong and Jeff Cohen from BPM shared some tips …
HIPAA Compliance, Patient Data

JNT Tek is our IT provider at LACMA HQ, a partner who works with members and was a popular advisor for doctors at the Saving Private Practice Consortium . We asked them for some insight on HIPAA Compliance, Patient Data and IT because it has to be done right. They came …
the business of medicine

Good treatment in medicine doesn’t automatically equate with good business practices. Are doctors prepared for the business of medicine? This is one of the questions we’ve been looking at with the Saving Private Practice campaign. Here’s a current article from Physicians News Network that looks at a LinkedIn survey on …
Employee Handbook - Medical Office

 IF YOU WOULD NOT DRIVE A CAR WITHOUT HEADLIGHTS, DON’T OPERATE A BUSINESS WITHOUT AN EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK Medical practitioners have all experienced a variety of different business models in their careers. For some, they may have worked for an “old-school” employer, who shook their hand upon hire, allowed their staff …
Workers Comp Insurance

What’s the second thing you should do if an employee gets injured or becomes sick at work? If you are an employer with employees, your practice is required to carry workers compensation coverage.  This coverage protects your practice from lawsuits regarding workplace related accidents or illnesses and provides financial reimbursement for …
cyber security

We asked Dave Bader and the team over at JNT TEK to weigh in on the recent WannaCry Ransomware attack, cyber security and protection. Here’s what they shared: As a result of the recent WannaCry Ransomware virus outbreak, businesses are realizing “again” how important it is to keep their systems …
HR practices

We’d like to thank our partner Workwise Law for their article on HR practices – The “Business” of Practicing Medicine: The Top 5 Mistakes Doctors Make. Here’s a quick look at the issues they highlight. You can read the full article to find the solutions Workwise Law offers. Problematic Hiring Practices That Lead To …