How I Was Wrong about ObamaCare
July 31, 2016 | Wall Street Journal
The law’s drafters wanted consolidation: 112 hospital mergers last year. But smaller practices have improved care better.View Full Story
May 9, 2016 | Cincinnati Enquirer
IPC physicians weigh in on the heroin epidemic and their ability to treat pain.View Full Story
January 25, 2016 | Cincinnati Business Courier
Hundreds of specialists who work for 20 medical practices that belong to an independent doctor group will be on equal footing with hospital-based doctors with a new agreement.View Full Story
March 3, 2015 | Cincinnati Business Courier
Ten more doctor groups, including five of the largest in the Cincinnati area and two large Dayton medical practices, have joined the Independent Physicians Collaborative.
The goal is to boost brand recognition and marketing to patients, insurance companies and large employers. The collaborative hopes to persuade employers to make sure the doctor groups are among the medical providers in networks designated by health insurance plans.View Full Story
February 6, 2015 | New York Times
Imagine you’re a Medicare patient, and you go to your doctor for an ultrasound of your heart one month. Medicare pays your doctor’s office $189, and you pay about 20 percent of that bill as a co-payment.
Then, the next month, your doctor’s practice has been bought by the local hospital. You go to the same building and get the same test from the same doctor, but suddenly the price has shot up to $453, as has your share of the bill.View Full Story
January 27, 2015 | Cincinnati Business Courier
Some of the largest physician groups in Greater Cincinnati have formed a collaborative to boost brand recognition and marketing to patients, insurance companies and large employers such as General Electric, Kroger and Macy’s.View Full Story