Micro Health Care Practices

Micro-Practices is a term I believe was originally coined by Gordon Moore M.D. approximately 5 years ago. His article was originally published in Family Practice Management in 2002. (Going Solo, Making the Leap; Going Solo, One Doc, One Room,  One Year Later; Answers to Questions about Idealized Solo Practice).

Prescription Writing Law for Medicaid Patients

Tucked away in the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act of 2007, is a little known law that takes effect 10/1/2007 that will impact all practices seeing Medicaid patients. This law, once it is implemented, will require us to write Medicaid prescriptions on special tamper-resistant prescription pads or use …

This NP needs Assistance.

When we start out thinking about building a practice, sometimes we have on rose colored glasses. We think of all sorts of wonderful things, sometimes glossing over the negative items.. Anyone will tell you that is the worst way to start a business.

Staffing Issues

Depending on the size of your practice, you may or may not need to have staff. Typically many offices will have a receptionist, a medical assistant and perhaps someone doing billing/practice management. You may hire a cleaning service or a billing service. A larger office will have more staff. But when you are a small …