Understanding Medicare

It’s October 1st and Passive Income MD’s Fall cohort of Passive Real Estate Academy is open. Early bird pricing lasts only today and tomorrow (October 1st and 2nd) and then goes on to regular pricing from 3rd to 9th. And the course starts October 12th! Register here and I’ll send you a bunch of personal […]

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A Guide To Building Your Practice Website Cost Effectively

Today’s post, A Guide To Building Your Practice Website Cost Effectively is a guest post from Nina Litovsky: a sponsor of this blog and owner and founder of web designer firm Nina Interactive, where her team and she work exclusively with medical and dental practices to create modern interactive and visually appealing websites. Every practice […]

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Home Office Deduction: A Tax Break for Doctors

In running my lean private practice, I use a shared workspace. This cuts down my expenses considerably. But I use the shared workspace only to see patients. I do all the administrative tasks related to my practice from home. So, I do a home office deduction every year. This way, not only am I saving […]

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How to Buy Malpractice Insurance

This post first appeared on the White Coat Investor blog. A few years back, when I was first starting my locums gigs, I went through the process of buying malpractice insurance for myself and wrote about it for the White Coat Investor because I credit him for my beginnings in financial knowhow. Today, he has […]

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Why I Started a Lean Private Practice

The year was 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic was raging and the world had all but stopped. That was the year I started my solo micropractice. This is the story of why I started a lean private practice. I define lean private practice as the kind of practice which stays lean and nimble, while always razor-focused […]

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How I Started Private Practice for $1200

One of the barriers to entry in private practice is the high start-up cost. Office space, EMR and supplies can easily end up in tens, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars, in startup cost. Let me tell you how I started private practice with $1200 in start up costs. Startup costs: The Breakdown As […]

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Defining Wealth for Women: In a nutshell

It gives me great pleasure to review Dr Bonnie Koo’s new book Defining Wealth for Women: Peace, Purpose and Plenty of Cash. I’m writing a post in this series after a while and what better book to do it with than one written by a fellow woman physician. Defining Wealth for Women Dr Koo has […]

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Disability Insurance: The Basics

One of my missions through this blog is to connect my readers with the good folks in industry- a win win situation. Today’s guest poster is one of them: Eric Bork of Pattern Life and Disability Insurance. Let’s take a look at the basics of Disability Insurance from someone who does it day in and […]

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What is Lean Private Practice?

Lean Private Practice is a way of practicing medicine that brings the focus squarely back to the patient’s wellbeing, while sustaining our private practices profitably. It is the only way to practice medicine in this day and age when reimbursement for care and the cost of doing business are going in opposite directions. Lean Private […]

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Why I Did IKEA Cabinets in a Multimillion Dollar Home

I did quite a few out-of-the-box things in my custom build. But this one probably takes the cake. I did IKEA cabinets in multi million dollar home. Gasp! The Recommended Path When it came time to think about cabinets, I took my builder’s recommendation. He was a good guy and had worked with a custom […]

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How a Boglehead Builds a Doctor House Part 2

We started off last week with How a Boglehead builds a doctor house and continue hereabout some more points to consider: #7. Put money down For a construction loan, you usually need a 20% down payment anyway- because these are riskier for lenders and therefore they want you to shoulder some of the responsibility. At […]

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How a Boglehead Builds A Doctor House Part 1

Ideally, a Boglehead doesn’t build a doctor house. But what if one really wants to? Let’s find out how a Boglehead builds a doctor house. My Why I consider myself a good little Boglehead. Overall frugal, solid indexer. We even live on less than 1/2 our take home income.  I dont need or want fancy […]

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How to Look up IRS Past Payments

This past weekend, I learned how to look up past IRS payments. So I thought I may as well share it with you. You’re welcome. If you’re anything like me, it’s chaos around tax time. I don’t even do my own taxes- I just have to hand the information over to my CPA. And that […]

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Can I have a Solo 401(k) with employees?

Can I have a solo 401(k) with employees? I came across a version of this question on social media and reached out to our resident expert on all things related to retirement plans: Konstantin Litovsky of Litovsky Asset Management. I have worked with Kon for years and have great respect for his depth of knowledge. […]

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How to File Annual Report for LLC

I have two single member LLCs- one for my practice and one for this fun venture. I set them up last year on Florida’s SunBiz.org for $125 apiece and without breaking a sweat. It let me know at the time that I have to file an annual report every year, starting the year after the […]

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How to start a Solo Private Practice

Hi readers, first off, an apology for the radio silence from my side. I have a new baby keeping me busy. No, not the human kind. Two of those are plenty. This one’s been a long-held aspiration- my own solo private practice. This post is a basic step-by-step on how to start a solo private […]

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529 Accounts: The Basics Part 2

Continuing from last week, here is the remainder of Dr. Anne Champeaux’s guest post on the basics of 529 accounts. What plan should I open? #1 State Tax Benefits There are 50 states and 50 plans. You can own a plan in any state. Are you confused what state website to go to for opening […]

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529 Accounts: The Basics Part 1

This is a two-part guest post written by Dr. Anne Champeaux, MD. Dr Champeaux is well versed with 529 accounts and has often shared her knowledge on social media groups. I asked her to write a post on it and she graciously obliged. We have no financial relationship. Geez College is Expensive…. For physicians, the […]

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PPP2 Loan For Medical Practices

‘Tis the season for PPP loans again! March 2020 saw the launch of the ambitious original PPP Loan Program as part of the CARES Act- a $350 Billion forgivable loan program for small businesses. In large measure, the program was very successful and helped many small businesses keep from being shuttered due to the pandemic. […]

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2021 E/M Changes and Guidelines

WCI Conference 2021 registration is open! The conference is live online March 4-6, 2021. Register through this link by January 5th and you get a swag bag delivered to you. Also, if you use this affiliate link, you get to download my Investment Policy Statement Template, making that important task less of a chore. This […]

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