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I posed this question to a classroom full of students ways to make money through the internet who participated in a practice management club lunch meeting at ways to make money through the internet the temple university school of podiatric medicine. We were talking about practice management considerations when dealing with ways to make money through the internet the pediatric population. After we discussed this at length, I posed the question of what type of practice these ways to make money through the internet students were looking to get into after residency. One of the students very astutely said, “a practice that makes money!”

The real issue here is that we are bent on ways to make money through the internet training the podiatric equivalent of “super surgeons” with some of our younger colleagues spending as long as ways to make money through the internet five years in residency and fellowship. However, I’m sure only a few of these surgeons really know ways to make money through the internet the impact that performing these complex surgeries has on their ways to make money through the internet wallets (or their employers’ wallets for that matter). I talked about this when discussing practice management to these ways to make money through the internet students and apparently, what I said caused quite a stir.

The other issue is that while learning these complex surgeries, there are equally complex ways of getting paid for what ways to make money through the internet you do in the office. Very few in residency learn the intricacies of how to ways to make money through the internet avoid landing yourself in hot water while trying to get ways to make money through the internet paid for what you do. Needless to say, our cutting toenails costs the government a lot of money ways to make money through the internet so they are fickle about how they pay for these ways to make money through the internet things.

Does the new practitioner know what that even means? Who is going to teach them these things? Should they have taught this in school? Is the onus on the people they train with to ways to make money through the internet teach them how to actually make a living with their ways to make money through the internet newfound skills? Does the new practitioner know what the differences in coding ways to make money through the internet between cutting mycotic nails vs. Dystrophic nails vs. Non-dystrophic nails? Does the new practitioner know the combinations that can actually ways to make money through the internet pay more or less, or land you on the paying end of an audit ways to make money through the internet or worse?

You must know this stuff. You also must know that if all you’re doing is cutting nails, you can’t bill for an office visit unless there is a ways to make money through the internet new diagnosis that justifies an office visit evaluation. You also have to know that you must link this ways to make money through the internet new diagnosis with your office visit and a modifier (you know what those are, right?) to make sure you aren’t chasing a denial, which ultimately costs you money. The list goes on and on.

I always find it interesting when I hear about the ways to make money through the internet questions residents are asked when they are interviewing for employment ways to make money through the internet positions. The interviewers ask about their surgical skills and training in ways to make money through the internet the OR. I scratch my head about this. When I am eventually in the position to consider hiring ways to make money through the internet young new residency graduates, I will ask them different questions. I would want to know their ideas about how they ways to make money through the internet will augment the income of the practice.

Removing a benign lesion like a verruca actually pays less ways to make money through the internet in the OR than in the office. Sadly, many of us can’t have a laser (which is how I like to treat this) set up for this in the office, if the conservative treatment fails. Also, the injection for this hurts and since I end up ways to make money through the internet performing this mostly on kids, I make a compromise for the comfort and satisfaction of ways to make money through the internet my patient and his or her family. To the operating room they go, even if it costs me money. Once again though, having happy patients means they come back and encourage others ways to make money through the internet to come as well. Dollars and cents, folks. It adds up. Why you may be financially better off staying in the ways to make money through the internet office

Let’s say you perform a charcot reconstruction and the patient ways to make money through the internet has to stay in the hospital overnight. This means two hours (or more) in the OR and a few hours waiting for your ways to make money through the internet case to go down. You also stay after your case to make sure the ways to make money through the internet patient is okay, and ensure he or she gets a room and is ways to make money through the internet comfortable. The next day, you have to round on the patient and spend time ways to make money through the internet writing a discharge summary, etc. For a full half-day of your time for one case, you might get $1,000. That doesn’t include all the post-op visits this patient is going to have to come ways to make money through the internet in for, potential complications you will deal with, and the myriad of other issues you will have to ways to make money through the internet deal with for this one patient. Forget about the huge liability this patient population incurs and ways to make money through the internet that you have now effectively “married” this patient.

Believe it or not, you are better off staying in your office for that ways to make money through the internet amount of time, dollars and cents wise. You get paid significantly more for that same timeframe performing ways to make money through the internet partial nail avulsions. This may not be nearly as glamorous but most of ways to make money through the internet us have families to feed and things to do that ways to make money through the internet cost money, like paying back our loans. This is what caused a stir when I laid this ways to make money through the internet out during my lecture.

I love my forefoot stuff. I really do. I tell the docs I work with that if I ways to make money through the internet could perform mostly bunion procedures and first metatarsophalangeal joint implant ways to make money through the internet arthroplasties for the remainder of my career, I would be a very happy man. These procedures have short postoperative courses, the patients tend to be very happy with the outcomes, the liability is low and the time to completion of ways to make money through the internet the patient’s outcome is short. The other procedure that I love and have great outcomes ways to make money through the internet with is ankle arthroscopy. Patients do very well and they are in and out. Happy patients equate to more referrals, which in turn makes everyone happy, including your wallet. These “simple” cases pay very well for the time involved, almost as much as one of your charcot cases for ways to make money through the internet a much shorter investment on your part.

Your employer will appreciate that you understand all of this. Trust me. I’m not saying don’t do what you enjoy. If you really love the complex stuff, go for it. There is a trade-off and if you start out as an employee, you will quickly see why your employer may not be ways to make money through the internet so ecstatic about how many of these procedures you do. Know the liability and the financial impact of what you ways to make money through the internet do.

So where do you learn all this stuff? There are short weekend courses that residents can take to ways to make money through the internet whet their appetites, but there is only so much you can absorb in ways to make money through the internet a couple of days. Listen, I know how hectic school and residency can get. That being said, it is never too early to start learning. I am sure there are plenty of practitioners out there ways to make money through the internet who would be more than happy to have you spend ways to make money through the internet some time with them to learn these things. For some inexplicable reason, the council on podiatric medical education (CPME) only allows residents to spend a very short amount of ways to make money through the internet time in practitioners’ offices, which is where you will really learn this stuff. Sadly, once again the machine is teaching things that are important ways to make money through the internet but that ultimately won’t help you overcome your financial burden.

The same can be said for my contemporaries in practice ways to make money through the internet now. There are ways to generate income in your office that ways to make money through the internet you may not be taking advantage of. By the way, I’m not a member of the practice management group (yet) and really have no idea what they profess at their ways to make money through the internet meetings to be frank and honest. I do know that trying to sell your patient everything ways to make money through the internet under the sun, as if he or she may never return to you, is a sure way to make sure the patient never ways to make money through the internet does return to you. If you are employed in a practice, the surest way to increase your income is to make ways to make money through the internet sure your patients come back and that they tell others ways to make money through the internet to come to you. From there, it is up to you to make the most out ways to make money through the internet of your reputation. Final thoughts

As I said, if you want to do the “big stuff,” go for it. I will send it to you if you like. To quote stan lee, “with great power, comes great responsibility.” spider-man does it for free. We can’t afford to. The responsibility you take on with the “big stuff” is great and takes fortitude to do it often. Realize though that there will be sacrifices, both personal for you and your family, and certainly financial for you, your employer (if you are an employee) and your family. That is all I am saying. Comments

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