Posts tagged ‘medical practice’

Start an Independent Practice the Smart Way

Having your own independent practice is an ideal step for medical practitioners across the hierarchy. The freedom of working for yourself and providing improved personal care to your patients serves as the primary impetus. However, there are a few things to be considered before placing one’s bets on an independent


Medical Scheme Tariffs and Fair Value

Medical scheme tariffs are set for the whole of South Africa; while medical practices in some areas may find that the set tariffs offer fair value for both practitioner and patient, others may not. Let’s look at the way tariffs work and at what represents fair value. Medical schemes calculate


Practice Policies – Staff Employment

Medical practices, just like any other businesses, should have policies in place that cover everything that relates to staff and their employment. Our last post looked at policies relating to patients; here we cover the basics of policies relating to practice employees. All permanent staff should have contracts in line