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This site contains useful general eyecare information for you and your patients.
By: Alan B. Aker, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Where'd the Money Go?
As I See It
By: Robert D. Watson
Can You Afford to Ignore LASEK?
Tips and News You Can Use
Planning Strategies - Negotiate with confidence
By: Richard E. Gable, Ph.D., M.B.A., C.E.O.
Use these moves and countermoves to gain control of a negotiation.
Practice Economics - Using a "Common Paymaster"
By: Mark E. Kropiewnicki, Esq., LL.M.,
It's a good idea when employees work for related entities.
Focus on Personal Finance - Take Advantage of New Tax Laws
By: Richard J. Alphonso, J.D., CPA, M.S.T.; Anita S. Frank, CPA
Act now to save dollars on both 2001 and 2002 taxes.
ASC Management - How to Build Your Staff Schedule
By: Myriam Assouline, B.S.C.N., M.H.A.
Follow these instructions for handling common issues and minimizing overtime.
Coding and Reimbursement - Optical Coherence Biometry
By: Suzanne L. Corcoran, C.O.E.
An expert explains what you need to know to ensure proper reimbursement when using this new technology.
Risk Manager - When Records Are Subpoenaed
By: Jeffrey D. Weinstock, Esq.
You must respond to a legal request, but that doesn't mean violating the rules of physician/patient confidentiality.
Eye On Managed Care - Protect Yourself on HIPAA Issues
By: Gil Weber, MBA
Some third-party payers might overreact as they amend their provider agreements.
Street Sense - Free Ride for Biotech is Over
By: Jerry Helzner, Senior Editor
Investors have been very patient with biotech stocks. Now they want to see results on the bottom line.
Contact Lens Business - Dry Eye and Contact Lenses
By: Christopher Kent, Senior Associate Editor
Three experts offer suggestions for dealing with contact lens patients who develop this challenging problem.
Dispensing Frontiers - Offering Fair Compensation
By: Leona Meditz
How much should you be paying your optician?
The Latest Data on Physician Starting Salaries