The transition from the workforce into retirement is always challenging, but for physicians accustomed to working long or odd hours, it can be especially difficult.
There are concerns that physician discretion in billing may be used inappropriately.
GoFundMe, one of the largest crowdfunding sites, reported that medical campaign funding has increased $2 billion from 2015 to 2016.
A majority of internists still report financial ties to industry.
Physician employment contracts include a number of bonuses and benefits that can be included or negotiated.
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Addressing the Uncertainties of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program for Medical School GraduatesSeptember 17, 2018
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program promises to forgive any remaining federal loan debt for employees at governmental or nonprofit institutions following 10 years of loan repayments.
There was no meaningful increase in physician compensation in 2017, and a decline in productivity was noted.
An annual survey of resident physicians conducted by AMA Insurance found that the top financial concern of current residents is paying off medical school loans.
Surgical residents feel strongly that personal financial education should be offered during medical training.
By understanding three indices and metrics, physicians can change the financial outcome of their medical practice.
Embezzlement occurs frequently in medical practices and steps should be taken to prevent it.
Researchers sought to assess the frequency of specific government agencies and organizations in their funding for the review studies.
A study examined how 11 pieces of legislation, combined with regulatory changes by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, would affect cumulative federal payments to hospitals from 2010 through 2028.
Refundable earned income tax credits are associated with greater child health among the working poor.
Research findings suggest the need for greater adherence to a standardized set of policies aimed at improving transparency among clinical trial funders.
Even young, fresh-out-of-residency physicians need to think about retirement.
Continued improvement in payment reporting mechanisms is crucial to meet the benchmarks set by the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.
In an era in which technology constantly evolves and becomes smarter by the day, it's not surprising that healthcare costs continue to climb.
Diagnoses of major depression have increased since 2013, particularly among adolescents and millennials.
Project Rx may drive other nonprofit and for-profit manufacturers to enter generic drug markets.
While overall gender diversity has improved in the healthcare profession, female physicians are still paid significantly less than their male counterparts.
The estimated annual cost of prescription drug-related morbidity and mortality resulting from nonoptimized medication therapy was $528.4 billion in 2016.
Physicians report an increase in the burden of prior authorization over the last 5 years.
Overpayment rates above 33% were reported for 12 of the 20 most commonly prescribed drugs.
US spending data was compared with that of 10 other high-income countries.
Throughout medicine and the biomedical sciences, women continue to receive lower salaries and less funding, have fewer publications and first author publications, and are promoted at slower and lower rates.
Inflated medical costs may affect patients' treatment decisions as out-of-pocket costs increase.
Emergency department visits declined by 14% among study participants were switched to a high-deductible health plan.
Participation in the 340B Drug Pricing Program has been associated with hospital-physician consolidation particularly among hematologist-oncologists.
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