By Erica Pero This month I’ve been dealing with a lot of [insert name of government department] complaints. Whether it’s the Board of Medicine, Board of Nursing, Board of Dentistry or another government department, complaints happen. Most of the time the complaints I see are frivolous, but you still have to go through the process of adequately defending yourself. Here are a … [Read more...] about Someone Filed a Complaint Against me with the Board of Medicine… Now What?
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By Matthew R. Staul, EA, MBA Proposed Changes to Roth IRAs.Seemingly every year, new tax legislation is introduced that affects our everyday lives. In 2021, the Biden administration outlined proposed tax legislation. One proposed law that stood out was the elimination of the ‘Backdoor’ and ‘Mega Backdoor’ Roth conversions in 2022. The Backdoor Roth Conversion is a strategy … [Read more...] about Tax Planning Strategies for 2022
Monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance (MGUS) is not uncommon, affecting about 3% of people ages 50 and older in the general population. Risk for the condition, which is more common in men, climbs with age, reaching 3% for ages 60 to 69, greater than 4% for ages 70 to 79, and six percent for ages 80 and above. MGUS can be a precursor of multiple myeloma, or a … [Read more...] about The Importance of Monitoring in MGUS Cases
By Adrian T. Baddar, MD, FAAOS Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated a movement to offer more total joint replacement surgeries on an outpatient basis. More patients are out of bed and walk only about an hour after hip or knee arthroplasty thanks to less invasive operative techniques, improved surgical equipment, and highly effective multimodal … [Read more...] about The Ongoing Rise in Outpatient Total Joint Replacements
By David M. Hartke, MD Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with lower urinary tract symptoms affects approximately 50 percent of men between the ages of 51 and 65 and over 90 percent of men over 80 years old. Not all of these men seek treatment: either because they have adapted and will simply live with the symptoms or because they are afraid of the side effects of prostate … [Read more...] about Rezum Minimall Invasive BPH Therapy