The Wall Street Journal reports that strains of the ACA are showing as insurance companies limit their number of providers. In Arizona, Aetna specifically will offer a program called Lead in which they have negotiated to only use Banner Healthcare providers.
This is a personal note to the Doctors who own and dream of owning their practice. Don’t let news like this discourage you! Quality and personal care is still in demand. (Click here for an example) Look at the changes in medical care as motivation to connect with your patients, find their real needs and adapt your marketing and business plans to this challenge.
Christian is the Founder and CEO of GILE Healthcare Real Estate (Formerly Arizona Healthcare Realty) a tenant and buyer representation firm specializing in medical real estate and investment services. A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Christian served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force for 10 years in Texas, California and Colorado and an additional 3 years in the reserves. He began his career in Commercial Real Estate in 2004. In that time he has personally negotiated over 1500 medical, dental, and veterinary lease & sale transactions for his clients. His representation and advice continue to result in extraordinary increases in profitability and savings for his clients. He now resides with his family in Scottsdale, Arizona.