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Oct. 10, 2018

Moving away from fee-for-service: Doctors take on more financial risk, gain time with patients

Some Medicare Advantage insurers pay a flat fee for all of a patient’s health needs. Doctors get more money upfront and more control over patient care.

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Medicare for All: Worth fighting for

The osteopathic profession has a proud origin, based on casting out a health system that was known to be harmful. This is a similar fight.

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Micropractices: Small footprint, big changes for patient care, DOs say

A different way to practice

A micropractice is a type of solo practice that aims to run more efficiently by reducing overhead costs in order to increase time with patients. Physicians running micropractices limit the size of their patient population and employ time-saving technologies to increase efficiency; these actions serve the goal of fostering a strong patient-doctor relationship.