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The Level 4 South Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at University Health System offers a wide range of advanced diagnostic and treatment options for patients young and old.
Medical professionals know that it often takes a team of people to take care of a patient, and the same can be said for the support needed to successfully manage someone’s diverse financial and banking needs. The most effective private wealth services banking relationships surround the client with a team of professionals with specialized financial expertise ready to support you and your business.
In today’s healthcare environment, it is imperative to ensure your medical practice performs its billing and coding function at the highest level possible.
Starting in 2016, the IRS changed the rules for the capitalization and depreciation of fixed assets with the introduction of Notice 2015-82. For many businesses, this change both simplifies record keeping and provides the opportunity to accelerate income tax deductions.
The University Children’s Health Heart Center at University Health System is designed for the care and comfort of patients and their families, designed to meet their physical and emotional needs.
Neonatologist Adel Bougatef, MD, PhD, has partnered with San Antonio pediatric respiratory durable medical equipment provider Wave Healthcare to create an approach to mechanical ventilation that accounts for each individual patient’s unique lung compliance with the goal of reducing ventilation-related complications.
When reviewing claims in the practice management system, you notice many claims have been paid at 100 percent of the practice’s fee schedule. Further review shows the practice’s fee schedule has not been updated in the past few years, and the current fee schedule is less than the Medicare allowables. Your research also shows the practice has been losing revenue for the past few years because it has been undercharging for its services.
Donald Trump took office on Jan. 20 as the 45th President of the United States. When the 115th Congress convened in January, the Republican Party had control of the Presidency, the House of Representatives and the Senate. Whereas there are differences in Trump’s proposed tax legislation and the proposals published by the House Ways and Means Committee, there are still some similarities that lead us to believe that tax legislation is likely to be enacted in 2017.
With more than 150 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants providing care to patients in more than 22 locations in the San Antonio area, University Medicine Associates is one of the largest provider groups around — and arguably among the least well-known.
San Antonio has always been known as a big city with a small-town, friendly atmosphere. That trend continues with our luxury home market as the Alamo City grew at a faster pace than the rest of the Texas major markets and yet still maintained its desirable affordability.
The Texas Liver Tumor Center provides a one-stop location to serve patients with liver cancer and their families.
Are you leaving money on the exam table? Many providers are performing additional services at the patient’s request during the preventive examination and not taking credit for their work.
With a spot in Forbes’ Top 10 list of Fastest-Growing Cities and Milken Institute’s 2015 Best-Performing Cities report1, it’s no wonder why medical professionals are looking to relocate to the San Antonio area. While a strong job market and a surplus of people to serve is enticing to individuals in the healthcare industry, relocating is not always as simple as a quick move. Fortunately, there are fantastic resources, including relocation experts, to help transferees make their move as smooth as possible.
Your business is expanding. Perhaps, you are contracting. Relocation to a larger or smaller space is in your immediate future. You have carefully scoured the online world and realized that commercial properties are not as readily searchable as their residential counterparts. Viewing a survey of commercial real estate meeting your specific needs requires another approach — reliance upon a commercial real estate professional.
“The San Antonio medical office market continues to extend its growth cycle,” says Kimberly Gatley, Senior Vice President and Director of Research for REOC San Antonio, a locally-based, full-service commercial real estate company.
With its doctors’ ability to quarterback comprehensive cardiac and vascular treatment, extensive involvement in clinical research and technology development, and deep commitment to the local South Texas population, the Department of Cardiology at UT Medicine is quickly becoming the area’s preferred choice for cardiovascular care.
In the past two decades, cancer-related mortality in the U.S. has been greatly reduced due to advances in prevention, early detection and treatment. However, liver cancer is one of the few exceptions, with a 38 percent increase in the incidence rate and 56 percent increase in the death rate over the past decade.1
Bethany Coomes was about to step through the back door of her Universal City home just as the flash enveloped her 7-year-old daughter Stella in the backyard. Her 13-year-old son, who was fond of creating experiments — “the day before it was cornstarch and water,” Bethany says — was constructing a flaming moat in the backyard, pouring rubbing alcohol into a bowl and lighting it with a grill lighter.
Doctors love their cars. It’s not surprising then that doctors often ask how their cars can provide an income tax benefit. The answer, of course, depends on a variety of factors such as business use, the method elected for deducting car expenses and the type of entity used for medical operations.