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Regardless of the size of your practice, getting summoned for jury duty can be very disruptive to your daily obligations as a physician. Your time is limited, and LACMA understands that. That’s why we offer our members an exclusive service that: Arranges for physicians to meet their jury-duty service requirements …

Buying a home is exciting—and stressful! Being prepared can help ease some of your stress and help you navigate the process with confidence. Here are ten tips to help get you started on your home buying journey. Calculate what you can afford and find a trusted leader for loan pre-approval. …

 Homelessness is a serious health problem throughout the United States and has shown to disproportionately affect Los Angeles County. Since taking office, Mayor Eric Garcetti has made it his priority to address the homelessness crisis. The administration has a three-pillar approach: housing those who are homeless, preventing people at risk …

2018 is right around the corner, and so is your membership renewal! Are you taking full advantage of the multiple benefits and services included in your current Los Angeles County and California Medical Association membership? Learn. Be Heard. Engage. Here’s How Leverage your network of preferred partners and their exclusive services. From …

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 …
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 …