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Ten Reasons to Outsource Medical Billing

It makes good business sense to outsource the billing for most medical practices. That said, the outsourcing must be done to a competent billing service and the relationship must still be managed by the medical practice.

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AMA - Preparing for Independent Medical Practice

Going into independent practice can be daunting as there is so much to find out and prepare for.  This AMA guide helps navigate these complexities.

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The Surgeon – A High Performance Athlete?

Dr Jack Zoumaras discusses that surgeons are high performance athletes and therefore require physical and mental training, as well as coaching.

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ACCC - Fee Setting by Medical Professionals

Doctors must set their fees in a manner consistent with their practice structure, which will determine how to set fees so they don’t breach the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.  This article by the ACCC discusses the ways the Act applies to the medical profession and how doctors can work within the law to protect both themselves and their patients.

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Medical Forum - Secure in Retirement

Doctors work hard and often spend only a small proportion of what they earn. Give some thought to your superannuation strategies, writes financial planner Rob Pyne.

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Injured Workers Could Be Forced To Pay Gap Fees For Medical Treatment

Journalist Nigel Gladstone of the Sydney Morning Herald discusses how workers injured on the job could be forced to pay a gap for some medical treatments, under proposed changes to the NSW’s workers’ compensation insurance scheme.