Posts by Alan Hill, CPA, Director of Dental Services:
As a doctor, you know that prevention is the best medicine. You encourage your patients to eat their greens, to exercise, and to make healthy decisions. Physical health is important; but so is another kind of health. As a CPA, I help physicians to stay financially healthy. While there’s no “apple a day” to keep the IRS away, there are some preventative steps that you can take to maximize your financial well-being. Read the rest of this entry “
2012 will be here before we know it. Now is the perfect time to bring all of your business advisors together for a year-end financial check up. Read the rest of this entry “
“Medical concierge” physician practices are growing in popularity with both physicians and patients. In this type of practice, patients pay a set fee that entitles them to much quicker access and more dedicated time with their physician as well as the opportunity to participate in additional diagnostics, wellness services and preventive care programs. Read the rest of this entry “
As the year comes to an end, now is the perfect time to bring all of your business advisors together for a year-end financial check up. Make it a point to set up a meeting with your accounting, legal, estate planning, investment and retirement planning advisors at the end of each year to get a check up of your business and personal financial health. If you have partners in the business, they should also be included in this meeting. Read the rest of this entry “
If you were a medical resident between the late 1990s and 2005, the IRS may owe you a FICA tax refund. The same is true for medical colleges and teaching hospitals that employed residents during this time.
It’s a mixed scenario for healthcare providers who accept Medicare patients. In late June, Congress passed a bill to once again extend Medicare payment rates to physicians, hospitals and other healthcare service providers until November 30, 2010. Read the rest of this entry “