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Oncology Business Management

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Employing nonphysician providers (NPPs) by physician practices has grown in the past 15 years
In addition to the clinical skills lectures included in medical school curriculum, second-year medical students at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ, are also receiving a course in understanding the basics of billing and coding
Among physicians, oncologists fall slightly above the middle in terms of compensation, with average earnings reported at $290,000.
Even as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) examines the implications of the ICD-10 delay there are some steps oncology and hematology practice managers can take now before the rollout gets into full swing.
Small oncology practices employing fewer than 50 full-time employees might consider looking to the Small Business Health Options Program offered through the Affordable Care Act.
I would like to begin by expressing my excitement about my new position as editor-in-chief of Oncology Business Management.
A delay in the launch of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) web site that tracks the financial relationship between physician and industry may prevent physicians from fully reviewing the data.
Buckling to calls for transparency and a Wall Street Journal court case requiring the agency to provide public access to physician billing records, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a database containing transactions worth $77 billion by 880,000 physicians and physician practices certified to collect from Medicare
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