The guessing game of how much will be reimbursed and the timeline for it to appear can run physicians out of business

In its most basic form, success in business is simply making more money than you spend. When applied to the business of medicine, the lines of success become murky. Success or profitability in any modern American health-care business is challenging because money is typically not exchanged at the time of service provided; it’s reimbursed by insurance – private or Medicaid/Medicare, at a later date.

Experience with both private and government health insurance reimbursements have introduced a wide variety of issues.