Yes, there seems to be some level of agreement between Republicans and Democrats on one very important issue.
We all know the SGR formula for physician Medicare payments is broken. We are all tired of the twisted Kabuki theater that takes place at the end of every year, the net result of which is the cuts are postponed, dollars are wasted READ MORE »
News flash…They cancelled the Marcus Welby TV show. No, really, it is off the air.
As healthcare gets blown up and reconstructed, that version of independent medicine is gone and it isn’t coming back. If you are reading here in hopes of finding some magic potion that can lead back to the good old days, you will be disappointed. Besides, if READ MORE »
The rules of healthcare are changing and changing more dramatically than some people are ready to admit.
Industries go through change all the time, most of which is incremental. But sometimes the changes are so deep and so fundamental that what comes out the backside is very, very different. Or gone completely.READ MORE »
We’ve been on a little break. OK, an 18 month break.
If you missed us, thank you. I’ve not been off eating bon bons, but as you might guess, our clients have been more than a little busy trying to fight the alligators in the healthcare swamp. The good news is that being so immersed on the ground has provided some READ MORE »
Tim Coan, ALN’s CEO, writes an insightful and witty blog three times a week about a variety of topics relevant to independent physician practices.