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10Aug, 2018

Student Malpractice Insurance | Don’t Wait Until Later

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When you’re in medical school, you already have a ton to worry about. In addition to the standard worries of graduate school—signing a lease on a decent apartment, furnishing that apartment with at least a bed, maybe a card table to use for takeout, attending orientations that seem to never end—you also have to think about what area of medicine you want to pursue, and how you’ll deal with night-long exam crunches and stomach-twisting encounters with your first cadavers.

28Aug, 2013

What to Expect from the Affordable Care Act

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Like it or not, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) appears to be here to stay, and it’s going to mean changes for just about everyone. Across the entire medical industry – from patients to doctors, from hospitals to groups, and from insurers to brokers – change is coming. What are some of the biggest shifts that are being discussed? More People Are Getting Insured

27Feb, 2013

Physician Shortage Puts Pressure on U.S. Healthcare System

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A waiting room at a doctor’s office is full of patients. The Nurse Practitioner on vacation this week, the office manager squeezes in several unscheduled patients before Noon followed by a lunch meeting with the malpractice insurance broker. Meanwhile a pharmaceutical rep hovers in the hallway waiting for a signature, and the current patient in room 4 is complaining because he had to wait 30 minutes for a 5 minute visit.  Sound familiar?  This is a typical, stress-filled day for most busy physicians in private practice. Now add 32 million […]