The layers of bureaucracy that were supposedly meant to insulate the doctors from the “hassles of running a medical practice” out hassled the actual “hassles of running a medical practice.” Go figure.
The moral of the story is to exercise tremendous diligence and implement operational checks and balances in connection with the presentation, and in some cases, payment, of invoices.
July 4th, Independence Day in the United States, celebrates the original 13 colonies’ declaration, in 1776, of their independence from Great Britain. But July 4th wasn’t the day of actual separation: The separation came into effect on July 2nd, 1776, the date on which the Second Continental Congress approved a resolution declaring the “united States […]
Despite many attempts to pretend it’s so, healthcare is not a production line either for patients or for employed or subcontracted physicians.
How does a group of, say, 100 physicians account for whose work is going to be cut back, or who will have to be let go, when and if a facility the group serves closes or drastically scales back?
No, you’re not Ebenezer Scrooge from Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella A Christmas Carol, but Sam Walton’s ghost can teach you a lesson about your future.