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Sep / Oct 2011:
Your Practice and Mid-level Staff
Is it time to consider adding a mid-level practitioner to your practice? The answer is yes if, like many other physician offices, your practice has long wait times for patients and your staff feel overwhelmed, or if you’re looking for a way to spend more time with your more complex patients. This issue of Doctor’s Digest walks you through this increasingly popular option including practical tips, advice, case studies, and a detailed look at the financial aspects of adding a mid-level practitioner to your team.
In This Issue:
- Your Primary Care Team: New Options
Discover why the ranks of mid-level practitioners are growing so quickly and whether adding one might be right for your practice.
- Creating Your Team
Learn how to find the right mid-level practitioner for your practice and how to determine salary and benefits.
- Incorporating Mid-level Staff
Find the biggest wins as you add mid-level practitioners to your practice.
- Getting Paid for Mid-level Services
Understand how payers reimburse mid-level services and the impact of new reimbursement models.
- Legal Issues
Learn about state- and federal-level laws regarding mid-level practitioners as well as liability concerns.
- Resources: For More Information
While reproduction of Doctor’s Digest editorial is not allowed without written consent of the publisher, for your convenience, print versions of our back issues are available. Material is presented for informational purposes only. Physicians should consult with their own practice managers before implementing changes.