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Economics of health care
Just when you thought declining reimbursement and rising expenses had squeezed your practice dry, liability insurance premiums began to climb dramatically. Here’s what’s behind the increases.
Three forces are making it difficult to be a family physician today, but there are reasons to be optimistic.
In most sectors of the U.S. economy, consumers control their dollars. What if that were to happen in health care?
Insurers may not explicitly reward your practice for improved quality and service, but there is a way to make quality and service pay.
Open letter to the CEO of United Health Care, the Academy health plan, discussing improvements and user control.
What challenges and opportunities await in the next few years? Here's the answer, from 14 perspectives.
As patients shoulder a larger share of their own health care costs, they'll expect more from physicians — and reward those who meet their expectations.