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What do you think the odds are that you will have uninsured patients to care for next year?
With planning, you can be prepared to assess financial need, provide discounts and share helpful resources.
Here's how to patients who might otherwise miss getting the services they need.
Though we may sometimes be tempted to look down on troubled patients, they have much to teach us.
This self-sustaining practice provides concierge care and indigent care in equal amounts. Here's how it works.
Successful referrals and consultations depend on open and succinct communication between you, your patients and your consultants.
Spurning health plan contracts enabled this practice to dramatically reduce overhead and fees while improving access for the uninsured.
The article describes how one practice uses volunteers to implement its patient-assistance program, which helps needy patients receive free or discounted medicines from pharmaceutical companies.
By emphasizing the family physician's role as a caregiver for patients in underserved areas, we can strengthen our specialty.
By offering uninsured patients a set of services in exchange for an affordable monthly fee, this practice has reduced no-shows and improved its patients’ health.