DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pc4dqd/concierge_or) has announced the addition of the "Concierge or Retainer Medical Practice: How to Evaluate & Start a Retainer Practice 2013" report to their offering.
A how-to' plan for a concierge or retainer medical practice. Concierge, boutique, premier, platinum or retainer medical practices are being carved out of existing solo and group practices to permit time to provide expanded preventive services and practice amenities not available in a traditional practice. At the same time, when successful, physician income rises to several times the previous level.
This publication contains the information needed to evaluate the pros and cons of converting to a retainer medical practice, income potential, how to' strategies, ethical considerations, options, example letters to patients and colleagues, practice press release examples, references, legal and other resources.
Key Topics Covered:
Preface, Disclaimers, Other important information
Introduction, financial models
Adverse selection issues
Home and work-site visits
Home care as an alternative option to a concierge practice
State insurance regulators
Ethical guidelines, AMA
Considerations before launching a retainer practice
Processes necessary to establish a retainer practice
Core issues in a patient retainer agreement or contract
Example letters to patients
Example letter to professional colleagues
Brochures - example
OIG alert letter
Provider alert - Physician involvement in diagnostic clinics
Additional retainer practice strategies
Press Releases - an example from an interesting concierge practice
References and resources
Retainer Practice Notes
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