Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012
News for International Medical Graduates
New York to host AMA symposium for IMGs
Network with colleagues and hear a panel of experts discuss workforce trends, advocacy initiatives and opportunities available for international medical graduates (IMG) during the AMA IMG Symposium, which will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at the New Yorker Hotel in New York.
All physicians or physicians in training who are interested in IMG issues and available resources are invited to attend. Learn more about the event and register.
Toolkit outlines steps to establish a cost-based fee schedule
A set of AMA resources shows physicians how to set a unique practice fee schedule that takes into consideration the expenses of running a practice and providing health care services.
The AMA's Defensible Fee Schedule Toolkit shows physicians how to develop an accurate fee schedule that takes into consideration the expenses of running the practice and providing health care services. Knowing this information before signing a contract with an insurer can help physicians evaluate proposed contracted fees.
Additional information about fee analysis is available through the AMA Practice Management Center.