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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Physicians: Be Aware of the Pennsylvania Sales and Use Tax

Posted in Pennsylvania Legislation

Most medical practices in Pennsylvania are aware that Pennsylvania imposes a sales and use tax on various items and services purchased by medical practices.  However, physicians are not always clear on exactly the items and services to which the tax applies.  For example, the tax applies to secretarial/administrative services purchased from a third party vendor. … Continue Reading

Selling Your Practice to a Hospital? Know Where You Want to End Up

Posted in Practice Management

There’s an interesting piece in the Miami Herald today regarding hospitals once again acquiring physician practices. The article raises some good questions regarding the motivations underlying this growing (recurring) trend and suggests that it might be more about control than preparing for a "reformed" health care system. The article also questions whether hospitals will be any… Continue Reading