By NIRAN AL-AGBA Earlier this week, physicians in small private practices and rural areas breathed a collective sigh of relief. There is a possibility the implementation of changes to physician reimbursement (known as MACRA) could be delayed. Thank you, Mr. Slavitt, for listening. I am grateful to Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Small, independent private practices are closing, increasing numbers of physicians are retiring, and fewer medical school graduates are choosing primary care. The old-fashioned practice my father and I have built is a dying entity. Parents say coming to see us for an appointment feels more like a visit with a friend than a medical encounter. […]
Taye Diggs is joining Empire for the Fox drama's third season. The Private Practice alum has landed the recurring role of Angelo Dubois, a city councilman from a well-respected New York family, TVLine reports. But don't let Angelo's pedigree and wealth fool you. He isn't as concerned with money as he... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Empire Taye Diggs
No Primary, no plurality restrictions, no problem: Another election will be on the November ballot in North Carolina because an appeals court judge recently resigned to take a job in private practice. The candidate filing period forShow More Summary
A doctor on the front lines explains how private practice medicine in the United States under Obamacare is rapidly going away.
Many readers tell me that they are interested in having a career like me. Well, okay, maybe three people have said this but whatever. In order to help you decide if being a psychologist in private practice is your ball of wax, I've created the following quick and easy quiz. 1. Show More Summary
Stacey Chillemi: Hi Dr. Foster! Can you start by telling us a little about yourself and your book? Dr. Kathryn Foster: I'm a psychologist in private practice in Texas and have done couples therapy for 28 years. After I wrote The Naked...Show More Summary
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By day, Gabe Fonseca is a television writer whose credits include Wizards Of Waverly Place and Private Practice. But in his free time, he’s established himself as one of YouTube’s preeminent experts on breakfast cereal, even doing a web series about the topic called Cereal Time. Show More Summary
Have you taken your shot at the private sector and now want to move over to government work? We can't blame you. For many young and middle-aged attorneys out there, the fight to be king of the private practice hill is just not all that it's cracked up to be.......
This is a guest post by David Hall, a private practice lawyer who focuses on tenants rights in Oakland, California. So, the new presiding judge for Alameda county, decided, in his infinite wisdom, that Unlawful Detainer actions (evictions)...Show More Summary
Authored by Jared Michaels for Psyched in San Francisco Magazine. Jared is a psychotherapist in private practice in San Francisco and Berkeley and a Zen teacher in the San Francisco Zen Center lineage. We may not recognize it, and there...Show More Summary
Last night, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed into law a mean-spirited anti-LGBT bill. The “Counseling Discrimination Bill,” SB 1556, allows a licensed counselor in a private practice to use personal or religious beliefs as an excuse...Show More Summary
An ethics commission finds a resolution in its investigation of the Dickstein Shapiro-turned-Cozen O’Connor state attorneys general practice, and big-name turnover materializes at K&L Gates, Davis Wright Tremaine, the Sacramento U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia bench. This is a round-up of legal... Read the whole entry... »
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The article below is being reprinted from this month's edition of The Maryland Psychiatrist. Dr. Hershfield shares his wisdom on outpatient treatment of patients, and of running a private practice. Please note the intended audience for this wisdom is younger psychiatrists, in particular, those just starting out. Show More Summary
As we reported last week, Tennessee lawmakers advanced two piece of legislation targeting LGBT people in the state. The House advanced House Bill 1840, which would allow private practice counselors to deny mental health services to individuals...Show More Summary
Taye Diggs, the actor most known from the Grey’s Anatomy spin-off, Private Practice, has quite the following, made up of people who eagerly await news of his latest projects. In particular, Taye Diggs has an impressive following on the social media site Twitter, and it could be because of his unique approach to following his... Show More Summary
Bruce Wenger, 49, worked in a trial bureau with the city Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s office from 1997 to 2002 before going into private practice in Manhattan.
This morning, the Tennessee House passed HB 1840/SB1556 by a vote of 68 to 22. This unnecessary bill would allow licensed counselors in private practice to use their own religious beliefs as an excuse for terminating care or referring...Show More Summary