What States Are the Worst for Physician Practices?
According to Medscape's Best and Worst Places to Practice: 2013 report, here are six worst states for physicians to practice
The report listed states by region.
Southwest and South Central Regions
Nevada, with high unemployment
West and Northwest Regions
Hawaii, where the cost of living is high, malpractice payments are high and a single payer dominates the market
Florida, with rampant Medicare fraud and a highly litigious environment
Maryland, with physician saturation and high cost of living
Great Lakes and North Central Region
Illinois, with physician saturation, expensive malpractice and high tax burden
Connecticut, with high cost of living, low average physician compensation and high physician density
Health Insurance Exchanges: 3 Changes Impacting Spine Surgeons
5 Ways Surgeon Documentation Positively (or Negatively) Impacts Spine Practices
Trends in Physician Integration: Good or Bad for Healthcare
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2016. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.
- The shift from grouper to APC reimbursement: Advice for ASCs and HOPDs
- International Association of HealthCare Professionals adds Dr. Robert Reveille: 3 things to know
- Diagnostic colonoscopy cost in Australia, South Africa, US & more: 7 notes
- Propofol as effective as traditional anesthesia in GI/endoscopy procedures: 4 key insights
- Bothwell Regional Health Center adds Dr. Jared Engles: 3 things to know