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Article originally appeared on the Curbside Real Estate site If you’re a physician who has been unable to qualify for a conventional loan and you answer “yes” to the following three questions, a physician home loan may be right for you: Do you have a significant amount of student loan …

Healthcare Provisions in the Budget Agreement Last week, President Trump signed a two-year bipartisan budget agreement that ended the brief government shutdown. It would increase both defense and domestic spending by ~$300 billion over two years and is loaded with healthcare provisions. Highlights 1. Spending Offsets Medicare Physician Payment Cut of …

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law in December of 2017 represents the largest reform of our tax system in thirty years. In addition to changing the general tax rates, the new law limits how tax losses can be used, specifies which industries will qualify for the new …

Legal Update Courtesy of WorkWise Law This legal update will provide you with a brief summary of the significant changes that have taken effect January 1, 2018.  Employers should review their policies with a trusted legal advisor to ensure compliance. SALARY QUESTIONS ARE BANNED (AB 168) AB 168 created a …

Men who have sex with men (MSM) are at increased risk for certain health conditions. Over the past fourteen months, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) has notified clinicians about a variety of outbreaks that have disproportionately impacted MSM. This article summarizes six steps providers can take …

As I mark the second year of leading this organization, it remains my fundamental goal to do whatever I can, with leadership and staff support, to first and foremost help physicians and provide value for our members. I frequently get asked what LACMA is doing for doctors. Supporting physicians with their …

Every year on February 3rd, National Women Physicians Day celebrates the birthday and courage of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the US in 1849, and the accomplishments of female physicians everywhere. The day strives to bring improvements to the workplace for the growing number …

On January 17, CMA launched a new coalition of more than 100,000 California physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, community clinics and pharmacists to protect the gains California has made under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and improve California’s health care system. The Coalition to Protect Access to Care will actively oppose efforts in Washington, D.C., …

Post originally appeared on tigertext.com Healthcare professionals know that every second on the job counts. Physicians’ and nurses’ time comes at a premium and the goal of every healthcare organization is to maximize face time with patients. On a daily basis, physicians receive hundreds of pages, emails, text messages and …

Countdown to the Saving Private Practice Consortium With just over 30 days to go before the Saving Private Practice Consortium, I would like to encourage all of you to join LACMA and your colleagues on Saturday, March 3rd at the LA Hotel Downtown for what will be an empowering day …