Doctor Disability: Headache Disability Claim

Posted on: November 30, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Doctor Disability: Headache Disability Claim A major insurer just settled a $40,000 per month disability claim that had been held up over questions about the nature of the disabling condition—headaches. The professional, who earned about $1 million a year in her practice, became unable to work as the result of chronic headaches. She filed for […]

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Doctor Disability: CHDP Preventive Care Can Prevent Disability

Posted on: November 29, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Doctor Disability: CHDP Preventive Care Can Prevent Disability HED: Consumer-Directed Healthcare Plans The provision of consumer-directed healthcare plans through the workplace is up. These are plans offered by employers that combine a higher deductible with a reasonable premium and, often, the ability to use untaxed earnings to pay for medical expenses through some kind of […]

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Physician Disability: What Do Patients Want?

Posted on: November 28, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Physician Disability: What Do Patients Want? As a physician, you have a million things to supervise. Managing a practice; protecting yourself with physician disability insurance; and above all, taking care of your patients. The physician/patient relationship is the most crucial component in patient satisfaction. But what exactly do patients want from their primary care physicians?  […]

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Physician Disability: Patients Don’t Know Healthcare Options

Posted on: November 27, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Physician Disability: Patients Don’t Know Healthcare Options The Supreme Court decision and election have cemented the Affordable Care Act. Regardless of party politics, healthcare reform is coming. We’ve talked repeatedly about the need for physician disability insurance in previous blog posts- this week we’ll focus on the patient. They are the reason you do what […]

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Doctor Disability: Relying on Sick Leave and Other Employer Plans for Disability Time

Posted on: November 26, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Doctor Disability: Relying on Sick Leave and Other Employer Plans for Disability Time If you are relying on sick leave, healthcare or other employer-sponsored benefits to help with your downtime under a disability, be very careful with your planning. The first step is to find out how your human resources department deals with long-term, consecutive […]

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Physician Disability: Customer Service Tips

Posted on: November 21, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Physician Disability: Customer Service Tips We’ve talked in several posts about the crucial necessity of getting physician disability insurance to protect the practice you built. This week, we’ll focus on customer service, and the details that matter to your patients.  Customer service isn’t just about your expertise as a physician. In fact, a good experience […]

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Doctors Disability: Doctors Leaving Private Practice

Posted on: November 20, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Doctors Disability Insurance: Doctors Leaving Private Practice Amidst the confusion of healthcare reforms, there has been a decided change in the makeup of the physician workforce. There has been an exodus of physicians leaving private practice for the security of a steady paycheck. This post is brought to you by Doctors Disability blog. For some […]

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Doctor Disability: Military Doctors May Lose Coverage

Posted on: November 19, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Doctor Disability: Military Doctors May Lose Coverage Thanks to our military doctors, many wounded warriors and injured civilians have received critical, life-saving care. Some have been cosmetically restored, while others have been fitted with prosthetic devices that have enabled them to live productive, happy lives after a terrible injury. Once our military doctors leave the […]

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Doctor Disability: Heart Disease Disability

Posted on: November 16, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Doctor Disability: Heart Disease Disability Heart disease can become disabling if not treated properly, and it isn’t relegated to the obese or the stressed-out or those with high cholesterol. It can be indicated by a fluttering feeling in the chest, such as that caused by arrhythmia, or it can be painful, like angina. This post […]

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Doctor Disability: Staying Home When You’re Sick

Posted on: November 15, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

Doctor Disability: Stay Home When Sick Flu season is almost upon us. It’s the holiday season on a happier note, but also known as the time of Kleenex and chicken noodle soup. Beginning to rise in December, bouts of influenza will rise throughout the winter and peak in February. Doctor Disability can help you in […]

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