Closing Your Practice on the NPBusiness.ORG

Closing Your Practice

Closing a practice can be just as intense as it is when opening a practice, there are a lot of considerations including legal and regulatory issues to be aware of. There are many reasons clinicians decide to close their practice. Change of practice ownership Retirement Illness It’s just not working out for them Moving Tired …

Healthcare Fraud for Nurse Practitioners

In September 2019, The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General and law enforcement announced they were able to take down 35 individuals for participation in healthcare fraud schemes involving $2.1 Billion in losses. We’ve almost come to expect news like this. In the above example, OIG was targeting genetic testing …

Correctional Healthcare on the NP Business Matters Podcast

Renee Dahring, FNP, on Correctional Healthcare

Have you ever considered working in corrections? As in independent contractor, an employee or as an entrepreneur? I had not. Welcome back to our guest Renee Dahring, APRN, FNP, FAANP. You may be familiar with Renee, (aka the NP Career Coach) who was featured on episode #14 when we talked about finding the perfect job, …

Obstacles to Starting a Nurse Practitioner Practice with Quentin Caswell & Carl Lewis on NPBusiness.ORG

Obstacles to Starting a Nurse Practitioner Practice

There are a lot of obstacles to starting a practice, but how would you react if you were harassed by state officials for starting a practice? How much would you put up with? Meet Carl Smith and Quentin Caswell, nurse practitioners with a private practice in Joplin, MO. They have been through several collaborating physicians …

Health and Wellness Coaching with Dr. Eileen O'Grady on NPBusiness.com

Eileen O’Grady on Wellness Coaching

Health and wellness coaching is a popular topic among nurses, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals. It’s likely that you have considered it as well. What does it take to be a coach? Some say our nursing degrees are enough? But is it? What kind of coaching education and certification is preferred? Listen in as …

Credentialing Woes, A Cautionary Tale

One of the hallmarks of early spring is the weather that is all over the place. The weather is warm and beautiful, and you finally put all the flowers and vegetables into the ground, only to have frost warnings a few days later. Of course, the age-old saying “April Showers bring May Flowers” tends to …