PMD: Who is Tom Price, MD?

PMD: Who is Tom Price, MD?

Welcome to another installment of Future Proof posts on Physician's Money Digest (PMD).  The following post was initially slated to post last Thursday.  I opted to delay it for the tragic news last week.  Still I think it's a worth read as the Secretary of HHS will have a powerful voice in our nation's health policies.  As usual, read the full post at PMD.  An excerpt is provided below.

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PMD: Birth Tourism - Should Physicians be Disciplined?

PMD: Birth Tourism - Should Physicians be Disciplined?

Welcome to this week's Future Proof post on Physician's Money Digest (PMD).  I was recently introduced to the world of "birth tourism" by a Chinese relative.  While I quickly turned down her request, it got me thinking about doctors and our roles in such a controversial issue.  As usual, read the full post at PMD.  An excerpt is provided below. 

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38 CFR Part 17.415 - Short for "VA Doesn't Care About Veterans"

38 CFR Part 17.415 - Short for "VA Doesn't Care About Veterans"

Unless you live under a rock, you've probably caught wind of VA's proposed rule to expand the scope of practice for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN).  It's generated 66,978 comments as of this writing.  I have heard a lot about the rule in the last month but until now, I have not read the original document myself.  Well, I read it and my blood is boiling...

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Future Proof Shares - 6/15/2016

Future Proof Shares - 6/15/2016

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting a few interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy!

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Hillary vs. Trump vs. Doctors

Hillary vs. Trump vs. Doctors

As the 2016 US Presidential Elections heat up, you may be interested in what the current frontrunners from both parties have to say to doctors.  The following post is based on current healthcare policy stances as professed by the candidates themselves.  While we all understand health care policy changes will happen through acts of congress rather than the office of the President, it is still fun to think about what would happen if the candidates end up carrying out their promises.  Please note the WCM verdict is only rendered in view of the expected financial impact on physicians and does NOT represent an endorsement of the candidate.  More after the jump.

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