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No Match

Forbes recently carried an op/ed penned by medical student due to graduate soon.  The topic was the National Resident Matching Program (or “the Match”).  The piece was very critical of the Match and can be found here.     Advertisements

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Of Medical Errors and Airplane Accidents

Dr. Marty Makary has a good piece in the Wall Street Journal comparing the harm caused to society by medical errors and airplane accidents.  He says medicine needs to follow the practices put in place by aviation to reduce the amount of … Continue reading

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HIPAA Hopping

Think your practice is too small to escape scrutiny and sanctions for HIPAA violations?  Better think again. In April, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) levied a fine in the amount of $100,000 against a five physician cardiac surgery group … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Asks If Your Doctor’s Office Should be Occupied

http://blogs.wsj.com/wealth/2012/01/31/occupy-your-doctors-office/?mod=e2fb#

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CMS Open Door Forum on Payments to Physicians by Pharma and Device Manufacturers

Another provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that has the potential to cause upset among physicians and those of us that work with them is Section 6002 titled Transparency Reports and Reporting of Physician Ownership or Investment … Continue reading

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Critical Terms in Physician Employment Agreements, Part I

Ed. Note: Over the next few months, this page will periodically feature posts on the process of entering into a physician employment agreement.   First, we are going to review the key terms contained in a physician employment agreement.  After that, … Continue reading

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Another Acronym, Another Headache

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or Obamacare is a topic that Doctor Parking Only will continue to discuss as Congress and the Administration debate whether that law should be implemented as enacted or scrapped entirely.  PPACA has … Continue reading

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