Business of Urology

What new technology will you adopt in 2018?“My practice has seen a tremendous increase in patients’ awareness of HIFU as a treatment option," says one urologist.
2017 tax law: Here are the changes you can expectHere is a brief overview of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress.
How to code for robotic cystolithotomy, diverticulectomy"When submitting an unlisted code for a procedure, you of course need to submit your documentation and we recommend a cover letter or explanation of the service including a comparative value or charge based on a similar code," write Ray Painter, MD, and Mark Painter.
How to manage your reputation, recruit patients onlineIn today’s digital world, having an active professional presence online has become a must.
Medical field no stranger to sexual harassmentIn 2017, a flood of accusations against high-profile men in positions of power in Hollywood, the U.S. government, and the national media have focused the nation’s attention on sexual harassment and its consequences. The medical workplace is not immune from harassment, and the national conversation presents an opportunity for health care businesses to review their risk, policies, and prevention strategies.
How to form a student loan repayment strategyForming a student loan repayment strategy is not a one-size-fits-all process. What works well for a friend or colleague may not be an effective strategy for you.
When can modifier –25 be used with an E/M code?Ray Painter, MD, and Mark Painter address some misunderstandings involving evaluation and management coding.
Urologists' resolutions for 2018Giving back. Studying and following AUA guidelines. Getting a scribe in order to spend more face-to-face time with patients. These are just a few of the responses we received when we reached out to our Editorial Advisory Board, Reader Reactor Panel, and you to find out what your professional resolutions are for 2018.
Survey: Urologists weigh in on MIPS, APMs, burnoutOnly one-fourth of urologists report understanding the choices available to them regarding the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and Advanced Alternative Payment Models created under Medicare’s Quality Payment Program, according to the Urology Times 2017 State of the Specialty survey.
Top 12 practice management articles of 2017Our most-read practice management articles covered topics including reimbursement, personal finance, and EHR fraud.