Is life moving too fast?

Thanks for hanging in there in the past few weeks since I’ve not updated here. Things have been busy in my practice, at home, and at NPBO.  I feel like the days are whizzing by. Can hardly believe it’s nearly mid May! That said, I’m currently writing up some information on the upcoming Medicare cuts …

NP Business Owners – A new resource

It’s time to spill the beans. For the past few months we have been quietly working behind the scenes on a new site that will allow us several new features…features that you have been telling us you want. While NPBusiness has provided many of you with the tools you have needed, there are just a few …

Holiday Gift

This past Monday, on Christmas Eve, I was able to give a young woman some wonderful news that she had been anxiously awaiting. She’d had a breast biopsy the previous Thursday. We were closed that Monday, but I knew she would be waiting. So I called the pathologist and then called her. What a gift …

Insurance Free (aka Cash) Practice

Lots of people talk about developing a cash practice. And with good reason. Having to bill insurance companies, wrangle back and forth with them about payment for covered procedures is a nightmare. 

Nurse Practitioner Business Survey

We’ve gotten such great feedback both here on NPBusiness.ORG and in private emails. There is clearly a need for further information on this topic.  You can help shape what future of NPBusiness.ORG by taking part in a short 7 question survey. Be sure and share this link – the more NP’s that participate, the better! …

Health Care Practice – 1 year later

Happy Anniversary Aberdeen Primary Care We opened our doors August 1, 2006 and this past year has literally flown by. I’ve learned a lot of good things, and things I could’ve passed on. Either way it has been an incredible learning and growing experience.

Business Insurance – I’m real glad I have it today.

When starting a practice, you are faced with all sorts of fees – licenses (business and professional), liability insurance, startup equipment (clinical and clerical), legal fees, salaries, and the like. You might be tempted to fore go the business insurance…not a good thing to do. I didn’t…and boy was I glad this morning when I …