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For-profit subsidiaries of not-for-profit organizations are strikingly diverse. Consider these real-life examples: In one part of the country, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization (HMO) creates a for-profit subsidiary to offer health insurance unavailable through HMOs.
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The bane of every physician's practice is when payers deny claims. There are numerous reasons why payers deny claims, with the predominant reason being a paperwork error. Other reasons include misunderstanding on the part of the insurance company, the physician or the patient. There are four key elements in appealing claims that have been denied.
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In an era filled with uncertainty, you can count on one thing: time marches on. Here are some important age-related financial and tax milestones to keep in mind for you and your loved ones:
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Construction site theft is an expensive, growing concern. Costs rise as contractors lose building materials, tools and equipment and liability insurance premiums rise. Often those losses are passed on to customers.
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If your company would like to tackle the international market, it's time to evaluate your chances of success. Manufacturing firms that successfully make the leap generally tend to have a firm domestic base, strong reputations and a quality product. A solid track record is also essential before expanding abroad
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The scope of employment discrimination banned by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is sweeping. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) which enforces the ADA, the law covers "any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoffs, training, fringe benefits or any other term of condition of employment." Two cases illustrate some key pitfalls that employers need to consider to avoid actual or apparent discrimination.
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Estate planning is an important part of your overall wealth management strategy, especially if you're unmarried. Single parents may worry about who will care for their minor children and whether their surviving kids' financial needs will be met until adulthood. Likewise, wealthy single people have less flexibility when it comes to shielding transfers from gift and estate taxes.
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A contribution to a charity isn't always a tax-deductible contribution for the donor, as in the case of "quid pro quo" donations. This exchange of one thing for another happens when a charity receives a payment that includes a contribution and, in return, provides the donor with goods or services valued for less than the total payment.
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Like all service providers, doctors seek to offer their patients the best possible care while holding down costs. But how can physicians tell whether they're meeting this goal? A growing patient list and a healthy bottom line are strong indicators. However, the only sure way to tell if your patients are satisfied is to ask them.
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The term "lean manufacturing" means different things to different people. However, it can generally be agreed upon that lean manufacturing represents a management philosophy that emphasizes the elimination or reduction of waste in order to increase company profitability. In other words, doing more with less.

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