Solo practices face challenges but can survive, report says

The solo physician practice faces challenges but is still alive, according to a Physicians Foundation report on the future of medical practice. Physicians testifying at a recent congressional hearing said eliminating the Medicare sustainable growth rate payment formula, creating a stable payment process, developing programs to reduce medical school debt, implementing malpractice and market reforms, and allowing providers to negotiate in groups can help save solo practices. Healthcare Finance News (7/30)