Podcast: The demise of small practices, enhanced access and LMC anger over GP contract
The team discusses falling numbers of small GP practices, enhanced access plans under this year's GP contract and LMCs' fears about the future of GP contract negotiations. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - April 21, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Podcast Source Type: news

'Soul of general practice' at risk as small practices decimated since 2015
Small GP practices have halved in number since the 2015 general election, making up the vast majority of nearly 1,400 practices lost to mergers or closures over that period, GPonline analysis shows. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - April 19, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

Direct care physician organization aims to be a new option for patients and providers
Direct Care Physicians of Pittsburgh is working to bring in new physicians while retaining the small practices and the individual experience that patients expect from direct care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

The uncertain future of the independent family doc
Shrinking margins in modern health care are straining independent family physicians in the Capital Region. Doctors worry small practices can ’t hold on much longer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

The uncertain future of the independent family doc
Shrinking margins in modern health care are straining independent family physicians in the Capital Region. Doctors worry small practices can ’t hold on much longer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

In a Possible First, Primary Care Practice Opens in Cancer Center In a Possible First, Primary Care Practice Opens in Cancer Center
The Graham Cancer Center in Delaware has taken a plunge and set up a small practice with the hope that enough patients will want the serviceMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act
The No Surprises Act will become effective January 1, 2022. This is the firs...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Federal programs to assist radiology practices during the pandemic Update on Medicare's Quality Payment Program E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology Small practices have opportunity for additional provider relief (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Family Physicians in Solo and Small Practices Declining Family Physicians in Solo and Small Practices Declining
This brief report shows a steady decrease in the number of family physicians in solo or small practices from 2014-2018. Will this trend have an impact on quality of care?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Reimbursement for AI in radiology is more than just billable codes
The radiology community is abuzz with talk of artificial intelligence (AI) system...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Federal programs to assist radiology practices during the pandemic Update on Medicare's Quality Payment Program E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology Small practices have opportunity for additional provider relief (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Federal programs to assist radiology practices during the pandemic
At around this time last year, we were beginning to learn about the variou...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Update on Medicare's Quality Payment Program E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology Small practices have opportunity for additional provider relief New diagnosis codes related to COVID-19 take effect in 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Update on Medicare's Quality Payment Program
Medicare's Quality Payment Program continues to be modified due to the COVID-1...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology Small practices have opportunity for additional provider relief New diagnosis codes related to COVID-19 take effect in 2021 How will MPFS changes affect your radiology practice? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology
Understanding the nuances of evaluation and management (E/M) service billin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology Small practices have opportunity for additional provider relief New diagnosis codes related to COVID-19 take effect in 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

12 tips for handling your first overnight call
A radiologist's first overnight call can prompt anxiety, but there are way...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS ends noncoverage of PET infection and inflammation 8 tips for putting transgender patients at ease in the radiology suite What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology Small practices have opportunity for additional provider relief Use of cardio CT, MRI increases, but remains fraction of heart imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What the new federal law on surprise billing means for radiology
The issue of patients receiving large, unexpected medical bills from hospital...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Small practices have opportunity for additional provider relief New diagnosis codes related to COVID-19 take effect in 2021 How will MPFS changes affect your radiology practice? How the Consolidated Appropriations Act will impact radiology practices Coding changes that will impact radiology in 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Small practices have opportunity for additional provider relief
From February 24 to March 10, medical practices with fewer than 20 employee...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New diagnosis codes related to COVID-19 take effect in 2021 How will MPFS changes affect your radiology practice? How the Consolidated Appropriations Act will impact radiology practices Coding changes that will impact radiology in 2021 CMS finalizes major cut in radiology reimbursement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 1, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news