Five Tactics to Ease CMS Cuts to OBL Reimbursement

Endovascular practices that are feeling the impact of the 10-15% CMS cuts in office-based laboratory (OBL) reimbursement need to act immediately to soften the blow and prepare for the future. Here are five tactics OBLs need to get right to stay competitive and profitable in the face of current and anticipated reimbursement cuts. 1. Shift … Read more

The ABCs of PE

A recent blog post by Foley suggests that private equity investors are showing an increased interest in the cardiology space. Trends in the United States like obesity and an aging population increase the need for cardiologists along with vascular surgeons and endovascular specialists; additionally, these practices drive high-margin procedures – all of which are attractive … Read more

Five Actions Private Practice Physicians Can Take to Reduce Burnout

Results from a Mayo Clinic Proceedings survey show an alarmingly high rate of burnout among physicians. 63% of physicians reported having at least one symptom of burnout at the beginning of 2022, an increase from 44% in 2017. The trends are fairly consistent across specialties. Are you or a colleague struggling with burnout? Here are … Read more

Five things every outpatient endovascular practice should know before signing to sell

You’ve been negotiating with a hospital, PE firm, or other buyer, and you’re close to signing the LOI. Every outpatient endovascular practice should make sure you get answers to the following questions so that you, the physician, can maximize your outcome. Who controls my practice after I sell? Almost everyone says you will retain autonomy … Read more