If you are one of the lucky workers covered by an employer-sponsored group long-term disability (LTD) income insurance policy, you are more fortunate than most. Even if you are covered, it is extremely important to make sure you are adequately protected. Becoming disabled due to accident or illness is a very real risk.
In February, Anthem Inc., the country’s second-largest health insurer, announced that hackers breached its IT system and gained unauthorized access to the personal information of as many as 80 million of its current and former clients and employees. 
As CPAs, we must provide timely tax and accounting services to physicians, their medical practices and their families. As a general rule, it is not possible to over-communicate with your physician clients.
The South Texas Advanced Gastroenterology (STAGE) Center at Methodist Hospital combines experience and expertise to deliver comprehensive care to patients throughout the region.
With clinical care, research and academics at the forefront, UT Medicine’s neurosciences program serves both adults and children with the most comprehensive neurological and neurosurgical services.
After 36 years in practice as a certified public accountant, I compiled a list of some business basics for physician practices. To maximize your profitability, these protocols should be reviewed at least once a year.
At AlteraMed Group, executives with long experience in health care help physicians maintain independently run practices while conquering the managerial, financial and legislative challenges they often face.
Improving the Health Status of the Community by Supporting Family Health and Fitness
Greetings, and Happy New Year from your San Antonio Medical Group Management Association (SAMGMA)!
Nearly one year after the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio announced its partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, dramatic changes in staff are propelling the hospital quickly forward.
I read almost every day about the obstacles and issues my physician clients face in trying to run a successful practice. Many busy physicians complain that they don’t have enough quiet time to make important decisions about their practices’ futures. They are so caught up in the day-to-day problems of their practices that they can’t step back and look at the big picture. Too often, I wish my physicians would stop their day-to-day push and take two days to assess their practice. Yes, I’m talking about a real retreat away from the office.
On Aug. 1, 2013, Representatives Jackie Speier, Jim McDermott (the ranking member of the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health) and Dina Titus introduced House Resolution (HR) 2914, the Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2013.
Imagine you’re on a TV quiz show. The host turns to you and offers a list of topics, one of which is Your Personal Finances. Based on your knowledge, is this a category you would choose?
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) combines endoscopy and ultrasound to obtain images and information about the digestive tract and the surrounding tissue and organs.
Orthopedic physicians at UT Medicine San Antonio reflect on their long history of publication and the connection between research, teaching and clinical practice.
As patients walk the path of prostate cancer treatment, an integrated team of medical specialists at UT Medicine helps them find a home for tailored clinical care.
Whether you have a practice with 100 physicians or you run the ship solo, groups have legal requirements and business reasons to maintain employee data, attract talent, onboard new team members and keep up with staff training. Depending on your size, business processes and practice strategy, there are a number of options to consider to leverage your resources.
Roy Rohrer relates to the author a story of healing and renewal at the hands of Elliott Clemence, M.D.
After more than 20 years in the Army and two deployments with forward surgical teams in Afghanistan, I thought I was prepared for anything, and I was looking forward to retirement and settling in to private practice. However, there are a few things I wish I’d known about the transition: