Practice Management

Vein Care Payment in 2021: Federal Government Walks Back Some Cuts, COVID Impacts Practices. What About the Future?

TO SAY THAT 2020 was an unusual year for the U.S. health care system is an understatement. Vein care was certainly swept up in the public health emergency (PHE), and many clinics stopped seeing patients in April and May...Continue Reading


How Physicians Can Gain the Rewards Associated With ASC Ownership

AS A CONSULTANT specializing in helping private practice physicians, a big part of my work is focused on assisting clients with optimizing the site of care for their services. More than 80% of my new project inquiries hav...Continue Reading


How WebMD Connects Vein Specialists With New Patients

WebMD, a leading source of health information for consumers, recently launched the WebMD Care directory to help people find top doctors in their area. With the launch, the WebMD health platform now guides people through m...Continue Reading


Achieving Maximum Reimbursement: A Physician’s Guide to Revenue Cycle Management

PHYSICIANS TYPICALLY hire my consulting firm because they are looking for ways to increase their income. They tell me they need to add new ancillary service revenue streams or negotiate with insurers for higher reimbursem...Continue Reading


The Outpatient Revolution: What’s Next for OBLs and ASCs

by Stefani Barbero FOR THE PAST few decades, we’ve witnessed the steady march of services leaving hospitals in favor of outpatient care centers. Everything from diagnostic imaging to dialysis and cancer treatment to...Continue Reading


Incorporating Phlebology Into a Dermatology Practice

Dermatologists are natural experts in the evaluation and management of skin-related problems. It is a natural fit and progression for them to be involved in the management of venous disorders. Almost on a daily basis, the...Continue Reading


Challenges and Solutions for Incorporating Phlebology into your Interventional Radiology Practice

by Neil M. Khilnani, M.D. Venous insufficiency (VI) and its complications are among the most common medical problems affecting western societies. With a long history in diagnosing and treating venous diseases, Interventi...Continue Reading


Medical Design Space: Medical Co-Op Reinvigorates Age-Old Interior

by Susan Belknapp Combining medical businesses and California Vein Specialist and About Face Medical Aesthetics were co-founded in 2001 by Kenneth Jesser M.D. and J. Michael Leary M.D., FACEP. They now have three offices...Continue Reading


This Old Office: The Vein Treatment Center Adds a Minimalist Touch to a Classically Designed Space

by Jade Mangahis Tucked away on a quaint, tree-lined block in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, The Vein Treatment Center prides itself on being one of the most proven and comprehensive vein treatment facilities in all...Continue Reading


Avoiding the Pain of Insurance Denials

by Marlin W. Schul, M.D., MBA, RVT, FACPh Helping patients achieve symptomatic relief from venous disorders is not always easy when an insurance carrier is involved. Phlebological procedures fall under extensive scrutiny...Continue Reading