Episode 078 – Co-signed Medicaid Visits, Vaccine for Opiates, and What the Heck is the US Senate Doing?
On this episode of the NP Dude podcast I respond to a listener’s question about what potential problems can happen if you are billing to Medicaid but it turns out you were never credentialed with that insurance plan…but wait, there’s more. So tune in to get the full hypothetical! I also discuss a new vaccine […]Read More
On this episode of the NP Dude podcast, I give my two cents on whether a predominantly Medicaid/Medicare funded practice is viable in an underserved community. I also give my take on ZDogg’s reaction to a comment on his FB page about comparing NPs to new residents. I really like ZDogg, but I think his […]Read More
Almost to 900 likes on Facebook…We are getting so close to the 1,000 mark! Keep up the great work telling your friends about the show! On this episode of the NP Dude I delve back into the wonderful world of malpractice insurance policies and how they can be different between States. I also respond to […]Read More
Today on the NP Dude podcast I respond to Paul’s other great comments regarding my take on the Direct Primary Care (DPC) model of practice and whether this model would work for the NP. I also mention another topic he pointed out regarding how people are searching more for NPs than physicians on the interwebs. […]Read More
Episode 073 – The Fair Trade Commission’s Opinion on NP Scope and Health Accountability of Patients!
On this episode of the NP Dude podcast I discuss a really fun exchange I had with an NP practice owner on Facebook regarding the possibility of utilizing the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as a means to expand the scope of practice for NPs. I mention an opinion from the FTC in the podcast and have […]Read More
Episode 072 – Percentage Based Bonus Systems, Unreliable Research, and HHS Director’s Response on the Proposed Budget!
Just when I think I can get unburied in work I am right back in! Sorry guys, this episode of the NP Dude podcast was recorded last Friday and I am just getting it out to you! I answer a listener’s question about my thoughts on a percentage based pay system and how I would […]Read More
Episode 070 – More Exempt Employee Status, The NP Dude Podcast, and My Down and Dirty Antibiotic Go To’s!
On this episode of the NP Dude podcast I respond to a Facebook thread dealing with an employment law issue. Specifically, what the heck are we as NPs? Hourly non-exempt employees or salaried exempt professionals? I have covered this topic before but return to it to fill in some more gaps on the situation when […]Read More