Medical Economics March 3, 2021
Rebekah Bernard MD

Many of the most common challenges in medicine can be addressed through alternative practice models. 

For years, Medical Economics has been one of the few medical magazines I receive that I read cover-to-cover as soon as it arrives in my mailbox. I’ve always been interested in the business aspects of medicine and especially eager to read practical solutions to challenges that physicians face in being fairly compensated for our labor.

But since I changed my practice from a traditional insurance-based practice five years ago to a direct primary care (DPC) model, I find myself reading the journal with a different viewpoint. Rather than poring over the articles seeking solutions to the latest billing and coding challenge, I...

Topics: CMS, Govt Agencies, Health System / Hospital, Insurance, Medicare, Payment Models, Physician, Primary care, Provider, Value Based
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