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Physician Practice Opportunities


We have exciting opportunities for board certified/board eligible physicians to join Covenant Medical Group. The ideal candidate should have experience and a Texas license.


patients, Dr. Rosenbaum limits his prac- tice to 600 patients. Most understood the shift, and he had a plan to refer those who did not stay. The key, says MDVIP President Mark


Murrison, is “patients pay a direct fee for additional services that go above and be- yond what’s provided today by commer- cial insurance or Medicare.”


The one- to two-hour wellness exam includes additional screenings, labs, and time to help doctors evaluate pa- tients holistically for things like diabetes risk, heart health, emotional well-being, hearing, vision, and sexual function. The consultancy handles the legal


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Covenant Medical Group (CMG) is affiliated with Covenant Health System in Lubbock, Texas. CMG is a multi-specialty group with more than 150 physicians across West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. CV should include salary requirements and can be forwarded to Covenant Medical Group, Attn: Kelly Fortney, 3420 22nd Place, Lubbock, TX 79410 or faxed to (806) 723-7476. For telephone inquiries, call (806) 725-7875.


E-mail: kfortney@covhs.org 30 TEXAS MEDICINE May 2013


and regulatory hoops for its member physicians, which means constantly monitoring federal changes and collabo- rating with private insurers. For example, the company modified the exam in 2011 after the Patient Pro- tection and Affordable Care Act began requiring Medicare and private health


insurers to cover additional preventive services like cancer, obesity, and behav- ioral screenings. Providing an additional service meant some adjustments, Dr. Rosenbaum says. He had to purchase some small equip- ment and familiarize himself with cer- tain screenings that were not part of rou- tine office visits. But besides keeping his practice fi- nancially stable, his patients benefit. For example, the program includes a hemoglobin A1c test, one that Dr. Rosen- baum called common but not always in- cluded in a regular checkup. Most often, insurance companies won’t cover it with- out a diagnostic reason. “Because of this test, we are seeing


more frequency in patients coming back with abnormalities and discovering early glucose intolerance and diabetes. So we are able to check things we normally would not be able to check for,” he said. Mr. Murrison says simply charging


Practice checkup from TMA


TMA Practice Consulting can help you perform a comprehen- sive diagnostic review of your medical practice. The assessment will include:


• Accounts receivable analysis, • Review of billing/collections processes, • Patient flow analysis, • Internal controls review, • Managed care process analysis, • Review of medical records systems, • Review of practice management software, • Overhead analysis, • Human resources/personnel issues, and • Clinical staff operations.


TMA Practice Consulting services are available for a fee. For


more information, contact TMA Practice Consulting at (800) 523-8776 or e-mail practice.consulting@texmed.org.


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