Lamberts, MD: ‘Thank you, sir, for letting me into your home. Thank you for trusting me when you didn’t want to trust a doctor.’

The Freedom to Care by Rob Lamberts August 21, 2014 – I got the following email a few weeks ago (details changed for confidentiality reasons): Dear Sir,  I read about your unique practice online.   I have an 91 year old ambulatory father who will not go to a doctor.  He definitely is not well and this is the only way I can get him … Continue reading Lamberts, MD: ‘Thank you, sir, for letting me into your home. Thank you for trusting me when you didn’t want to trust a doctor.’

IRS Finalizes Rules On Health Insurer Deduction Limit

By Zachary Zagger Law360, New York (September 19, 2014, 4:22 PM ET) — The Internal Revenue Service on Friday published final regulations on applying the Affordable Care Act’s $500,000 deduction limit for remuneration provided by certain health insurance providers, adopting proposed rules making certain insurance providers take deductions in the year the services are provided rather than when remunerations are paid. The final regulations adopt … Continue reading IRS Finalizes Rules On Health Insurer Deduction Limit

FORBES: Direct Primary Care: Value Proposition, Scope of Practice and Pricing

By Dave Chase, Contributor JULY 10, 2013 – This article is a section of a longer paper on Direct Primary Care (DPC) that was introduced in an earlier piece — Health Plan Rorschach Test: Direct Primary Care. The following excerpt from that article briefly explains DPC if it’s a new concept. Click through the previous link for additional context. Despite its inclusion in Obamacare, Direct … Continue reading FORBES: Direct Primary Care: Value Proposition, Scope of Practice and Pricing

AMA Calls For Overhaul Of Electronic Records Systems

By Erica Teichert Law360, Washington (September 16, 2014, 5:47 PM ET) — The American Medical Association on Tuesday urged vendors and the federal government to revamp the electronic health record industry and create more usable products for physicians, saying the current regulations are too rigid and prevent physicians from realizing the benefits of the technology. As it unveiled its new framework to overhaul the EHR … Continue reading AMA Calls For Overhaul Of Electronic Records Systems