CLIA lab compliance fee
Electronic medical record maintenance fee
business tax fee
Medical license renewal fee
State mandated pain management course fee
State mandated end of life course fee
Hospital Med Staff application fee
Continuing Medical Education fee
Get the point? The cost of doing business keeps escalating as does the number of mandated regulations. Other businesses can adjust by raising prices or charging add on fees. Physicians cannot.
We already know health care costs too darn much. I wish the rest of the "free market" would cooperate by lowering my cost of doing business.