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The “Halloween Indicator” [Investment Strategy]

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What it is – How it works?

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Sell in May and go away is an investment strategy for stocks based on a theory (sometimes known as the Halloween indicator) that the period from November to April inclusive has significantly stronger growth on average than the other months.

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The Strategy

In such strategies, stocks are sold at the start of May and the proceeds held in cash (e.g. a money market fund); stocks are bought again in the autumn, typically around Halloween. “Sell in May” can be characterised as the belief that it is better to avoid holding stock during the summer period.

Though this seasonality is often mentioned informally, it has largely been ignored in academic circles (perhaps being assumed to be a mere superstition). Nonetheless analysis by Bouman and Jacobsen (2002) shows that the effect has indeed occurred in 36 out of 37 countries examined, and since the 17th century (1694) in the United Kingdom; it is strongest in Europe. While the effect may reflect a failure of the efficient-market hypothesis, alternatives exist such as small sample size or time variation in expected stock market returns.

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Causes the Effect

Although it’s not clear what causes the effect, what’s most interesting is that it shows that stock market returns in many countries during the period May–October are systematically negative or lower than the short-term interest rate, which also goes against the efficient-market hypothesis. Stock market returns should not be predictably lower than the short-term interest rate (risk free rate).

Popular media often refer to this market wisdom in the month of May, claiming that in the six months to come things will be different and the pattern will not show.

However, as the effect has been strongly present in most developed markets (including the United States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom and most European countries) in the last decade – especially May–October 2009 – these claims are often proved wrong.

That said, between April 30 and October 30, 2009, the FTSE 100 gained 20% (from 4,189.59 to 5,044.55)

Academics

The effect has largely been ignored in academic circles. The idea contradicts much established theory, especially the efficient-market hypothesis.

Maberly and Pierce extended the data to April 2003. They also tested the strategy for April 1982 through April 2003 except for two months, October 1987 and August 1998. They found that it doesn’t work well in the time period April 1982–September 1987 plus November 1987–July 1998 plus September 1998–April 2003.[7] Other regression models using the same data but controlling for extreme outliers have found the Halloween effect to still be significant.[8]

“Sell in May and go away” has persisted as a profitable market-timing strategy for stock investors, according to a follow-up study by Andrade, Chhaochharia and Fuerst (2012). They find that the Sell-in-May seasonal pattern persists after the end of Bouman and Jacobsen’s (2002) sample. This is important in showing that the Halloween effect is not a statistical fluke detected by data mining. Strikingly, in the 1998–2012 sample on average November–April returns are larger than May–October returns in all 37 markets they study. On average, the difference is equal to about 10% percentage points. Also strikingly, the magnitude of the difference is the same in Bouman and Jacobsen’s (2002) and in the out-of-sample analysis of Andrade, Chhaochharia and Fuerst (2012). Further backtesting by Mebane Faber has shown this effect has been in place since 1950.

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“Neutral-Site” and Out-Patient Medical Payments

Neutral-Site and Out-Patient Medical Payments

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The Medicare program currently pays significantly different rates for services provided in different settings, and site-neutral payments have been considered as one way of eliminating the payment gap.

However, that option has proven to be a contentious issue.

Here are 25 things to know about site-neutral payments

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The Cost of Business Embezzlement

Nothing Typical

By Rick Kahler CFP

As a fan of our local ECHL hockey team, the Rapid City Rush, I was sorry to learn recently that the team’s new owners had uncovered evidence of some $500,000 worth of embezzlement over the past several years.

Other embezzlement arrests or convictions in our area in 2019 have included a priest, an accountant for a nonprofit, a former chief of a volunteer fire department, and a former secretary of a tribal office. Amounts stolen ranged from $9,100 to $250,000.

Few things strike more fear and disbelief into the heart of an employer than learning a trusted employee has embezzled thousands of dollars. Employers that have gone through this tell me their feelings range from disbelief, violation, anger both at the employee and at themselves, sadness, and fear over the loss of capital and ensuing financial problems the embezzlement often causes.

The study

According to the 2018 Hiscox Embezzlement Study, most instances of embezzlement are serious, long-term crimes. The average case lasted over two years, and the average loss was $357,650. The vast majority of cases involved more than one person. Nearly a third of employee theft cases persisted for more than five years. The average loss for cases that continued for five years or more was $2.2 million and for cases lasting 10 years or more was $5.4 million.

The study found that there is no “typical” embezzler. However, it did find that the median age of embezzlers is 48, slightly more women than men commit this type of crime, and embezzlers’ most common job functions are finance and accounting.

Embezzlers may target organizations of all sizes and types. Four of the five local cases I cited were non-profits. Large organizations experience fewer instances of embezzlement than small and mid-sized organizations. According to the study, financial services continues to account for the highest number of cases of employee theft of any industry examined.

Many business owners, executive directors, and board members blame themselves for allowing theft to happen under their watch, but in all fairness the warning signs are often subtle.

Hiscox has identified five common characteristics to watch for:

 Intelligence and curiosity: Embezzlers are often eager to know how everything in the office works. Once they learn the processes, they manipulate them for their own gain.

• Extravagance: Watch for employees who are living a lifestyle that is out of proportion to their salary.

 Egotistical risk-taking. Embezzlers often break rules, from traffic laws to company policies to social norms, both at work and in their personal lives.

 Diligence and ambition. Embezzlers may work long hours or refuse to take time off—not out of dedication to the job but in an attempt to avoid being caught.

• Disgruntlement. Employees who feel they are being treated unfairly may be tempted to get even by stealing.

In my experience, most people are honest and trustworthy. But there are some whose past trauma contributes to a pattern of poor financial decisions and behaviors. Embezzlement, which to some degree can be a crime of opportunity, might even seem to be a way to avoid the consequences of previous poor money choices.

The study noted that more than half of the organizations recovered less than a third of what was taken. It also pointed out that embezzlement costs companies far more than money. Business partners may be lost. The damage to an organization’s reputation results in lost customers or donors and difficulty attracting new ones. It can take years to recover. Yet three-quarters of respondents said their current employers did not have insurance to cover embezzlement losses.

Assessment: Embezzlement is a serious crime with serious consequences.

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The “Lucifer Effect”

Understanding How Good People Turn Evil

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This is a 2007 book which includes Professor Philip Zimbardo’s first detailed, written account of the events surrounding the 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment — a prison simulation study which had to be discontinued after only six days due to several distressing outcomes and mental breaks of the participants.

The book includes over 30 years of subsequent research into the psychological and social factors which result in immoral acts being committed by otherwise moral people.

It also examines the prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib in 2003, which has similarities to the Stanford experiment. The title takes its name from the biblical story of the favored angel of God, Lucifer, his fall from grace, and his assumption of the role of Satan, the embodiment of evil. The book was briefly on The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller and won the American Psychological Association’s 2008 William James Book Award.

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Diwali – 2019

Diwali, Deepavali or Dipavali

By Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA

Diwali, Deepavali or Dipavali is the Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrated every autumn in the northern hemisphere.

One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolises the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance”.

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During the celebration, temples, homes, shops and office buildings are brightly illuminated. The preparations, and rituals, for the festival typically last five days, with the climax occurring on the third day coinciding with the darkest night of the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika.

In the Gregorian calendar, the festival generally falls between mid-October and mid-November.

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 26, 2019 – 10:AM to 2:PM

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

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Bank Safety Deposit Boxes; Not So Safe After All?

 Not Really a Safe – SAFE?

By Rick Kahler CFP®

I have routinely recommended that people use a bank safe deposit box to store valuable papers and small assets. These include documents like wills, trust documents, ethical wills, and unrecorded deeds. Valuable assets would include diamonds, gemstones, jewelry, bullion, and small collectables like rare coins, stamps, and trading cards.

The physical protection of a bank vault, plus a system of access requiring two keys kept by the customer and the bank, would seem to provide a great deal of security. Yet several recent news articles suggest safe deposit boxes may not be as safe as they seem.

Report

An article in the New York Times reported 44 robberies in the last five years related to safe deposit boxes. Even worse were numerous bank errors in which boxes were moved, misplaced, drilled open, or closed by mistake. A large Maryland bank closed several branches and lost hundreds of safe deposit boxes. One customer lost $500,000 worth of gold and gems.

In each case, banks vigorously fought any requirement to make their customers whole. Even more shocking, no provision of federal banking law regulates safe deposit boxes.

Nor do banks insure the belongings of customers who trustingly store their most precious valuables in safe deposit boxes. The  risks fall on the renter. Wells Fargo’s safe deposit box contract caps the bank’s liability at $500. Citigroup limits it to 500 times the box’s annual rent. JPMorgan Chase has a $25,000 ceiling on its liability.

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My Story

Decades ago, I placed some rare coins in a safe deposit box with a local bank. A few years ago I went to retrieve my valuables, only to find the bank had drilled open the box and sent the contents to the state as abandoned property. I learned that when I relocated my office, the change of address notification failed to carry through to the annual billing notice for the safe deposit box fee. After three years of non-payment, the bank chose to go through the effort of drilling open the box and shipping the contents to the State Treasurer’s office. It would have been simpler to spend a few minutes looking up my information and contacting me.

Eventually I was able to retrieve the contents of the box. I was lucky.

An international expert in rare watches stored 92 watches plus rare coins, worth millions, in a safe deposit box at a Wells Fargo bank branch. Wells Fargo had evicted another customer for non-payment and drilled open the wrong safe deposit box. The customer found his “safe” deposit box empty. Wells Fargo executives could only find 85 of his watches.

The customer sued. Wells Fargo admitted in court that its employees had mistakenly drilled into and terminated the box. The unrecovered items included gold coins and a watch estimated to be worth nearly a million dollars. After years of litigation and appeals, Wells Fargo has offered no restitution.

If a “safe” deposit box isn’t really safe, what can you do instead?

Here are a few suggestions.

1. Consider investing in a high-quality home safe for small valuables and important documents.

2. Scan all important documents and save copies in a secure online “vault.” Many financial planners provide such online backup storage.

3. If you do use a safe deposit box, choose one at the bank you use regularly and open it at least once a year.

4. No matter where you keep your valuables, insure them adequately. Standard homeowner coverage is probably not enough.

5. Share passwords and access codes with another trusted person.

Finally, ask before you store. Understand a bank’s policies and coverage limits before you trust it with your valuables.

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OLDER DIVORCING MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS

“GREY” – “Silver Splitter” – “Diamond Divorcees”

By Anju D. Jessani MBA APM®

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While marriages are more apt to break-up around the seven-year mark, not on a silver anniversary, as divorce has become more common, divorce among older people has also become more common. When divorce does occur in later years, it can present more complicated financial issues when compared with earlier breakups, says Gregg Parish with the College for Financial Planning.

If for example a party dies or becomes incapacitated during the divorce, the surviving spouse will complete retain control of the finances. A common situation Parish says is when a couple owns a home in joint tenancy with rights of survival. Thus, is one spouse dies, the other automatically inherits the house. Parish recommends that older couples in the throws of separation situation, change the ownership to tenants in common, in which each party is considered to own half the property.

Another area older physicians going through a divorce should be especially cautious about is inheritances or gifts from their own parents. They may want to stop or delay distribution of their estate to you to reduce the chance the property would become mixed into marital property. Or the recipient might put any gifts or inheritances into a separate account or trust.

Alimony is more prevalent among this age group of divorced couples. It is not uncommon to find a woman who may not have employable skills, and who must rely on her former spouse for support.   As is the case for child support payments in younger parties, steps should be taken to ensure continuation of funds to the recipient if the obligated party dies before the recipients through instruments such as life insurance.

For most older divorcing couples, after their house and their pension, their next most valuable asset is their Social Security rights. Each party vests in the other’s Social Security account after ten years of marriage. That means that even a non-working spouse can usually collect 50% of benefits of the earning spouse; alternatively, the spouse with lower earnings can either collect benefits based on their own earnings, or collect 50% of the benefits their spouse is entitled to. This collection does not impact how much the higher earning spouse can collect. You can learn more about Social Security benefits and rules by contacting the http://www.ssa.gov.

What is often missed in the analysis of divorce is the inequity in Social Security benefits for the non-working spouse or lower earning spouse after separation or divorce. The issue of Social Security benefits can easily be addressed in the divorce agreement by stipulating that the parties will equalize Social Security benefits with the higher earning spouse providing to the lower earning spouse, one-half the difference between the payments provided by the Social Security Administration to each of them. As Social Security benefits are taxable, it is further recommended that these payments be regarded as alimony, and therefore will be taxable to the recipient.

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Another divorce area often overlooked, given today’s older physician population, is elder care obligations. For example, if a doctor is involved in the care and financial assistance of an older family member, this must be placed on the table at the divorce resolution planning discussions. America is aging and 25% of it population is sixty or older. Every seven seconds someone turns fifty. It is not unusual to live many miles from aging parents.

Imagine the impact if an in-law is in a long-term care facility that is dependent upon the financial help of the children who now get divorced? What happens to the elder persons’ ability to meet their financial obligations and stay in the current facility? How can quality care be coordinated? Who will monitor the ongoing health, mental and physical issues? When does the aging parent need in-home care? Assisted living arrangements or a skilled nursing facility? Yet, the generation of medical professionals between the ages of forty and sixty are dealing with aging parents at a same time their children are entering college. This double financial squeeze has created a new set of eldercare issues.

Most cities and local government agencies are addressing this issue and many non-profit organizations are attempting to fill the gap in this growing societal issue. The following information resources are helpful in this regard: http://www.eldercaredierctory.org, http://www.medicare.gov; http://www.medicaid.gov; http://www.careguide.com; http://www.seniorhousing.net; http://www.caregiver911.com; and http://www.n4a.org.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: To John R. Connell MBA JD CPA PFS Denver, Colorado.

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The Opioid Epidemic Cost Distribution?

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Naloxone, sold under the brandname Narcan among others, is a medication used to block the effects of opioids, especially decreased breathing in overdose. Naloxone may be combined with an opioid (in the same pill) to decrease the risk of opioid misuse. When given intravenously, naloxone works within two minutes, and when injected into a muscle, it works within five minutes; it may also be sprayed into the nose. The effects of naloxone last about half an hour to an hour. Multiple doses may be required, as the duration of action of most opioids is greater than that of naloxone.

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ON FREE MARKET SURGICAL CARE

YES – THE FREE MARKET CAN PROVIDE AFFORDABLE SURGICAL CARE

By Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA CMP®

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I was fascinated with this podcast because I too co-founded an ambulatory surgery center [ASC] two decades ago. It was recorded by my neighbor and Austrian economist Peter Raymond over at “The Free Man Beyond the Wall” website.

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Now, colleague Dr. Keith Smith who started the Surgery Center of Oklahoma with the intention of providing surgical options outside of the monopolistic insurance cartel, opines for us all. LINK: https://lnkd.in/edY9swH

As an example, the SSofOK lists prices on their website that do not change. Dr Keith explains his philosophy and gives us a behind the scenes look into the broken health care system. This is the kind of basic episode anyone can listen to in order to help understand what a free market ASC can really provide.

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On Business Ownership

No Self-Indulgent Path to Success

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No Self-Indulgent Path to Success

By Rick Kahler CFP® 

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“Most of my friends assume that business owners spend their money and time on cocaine and hookers.”

This jaw-dropping quote came from a young man I was talking with recently about money, investing, and running a business. I was shocked; this was a money script I had never heard.I asked if he was serious. He was. I asked if any of the friends with this belief were raised by a parent who owned a business. He thought for a moment and said, “No, not one.”

This conversation reminded me of a government employee who once told me, “Any person who succeeds in business had to do so illegally by embracing corruption and dishonesty.” He, too, was serious.

I was dumbfounded by both of these encounters. My experience of being raised by parents who owned a small business, and then going into business for myself, was quite different from these perceptions.

My father started his own business when I was four years old. I witnessed him working long hours. I remember the times when business was so bad he would have to borrow money to pay the bills and keep the doors open. Later in life I learned his business rarely made a profit and was just able to pay his salary.

He never shared with his employees how tight money was. When I went to work for him as a teenager, I remember listening to the talk around the water cooler. They all assumed he made far more money than what I knew was true.

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In the years since, I have discovered many misperceptions about people who own real estate, are in business, or who have accumulated wealth.

The first misperception is that someone who owns real estate or a business has actually accumulated wealth. My 40 years of experience in financial planning has taught me that many, if not most, business owners would make more money working for someone else. And real estate owners accumulate wealth slowly. Most of them, myself included, struggle through some lean years with short or even negative cash flow until they finally pay off their mortgages.

Certainly, real estate or business owners who  persevere over the long term can become wealthy. Being wealthy, according to various studies, is defined as having a minimum net worth of somewhere between five million and twenty million dollars.

About 80% of millionaires own their own businesses. They put in long hours, often in careers they love enough so that work becomes play. The average business owner puts in about 70 hours a week. They are five times more likely than non-business owners to be “always available” via e-mail, four times more likely to work nights, and three times more likely to be in the office or store on weekends.

This is the way one successful business owner described it: “Our company will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. Probably the first 30 years were spent working 70-100 hour weeks at below minimum wage and dumping every extra penny back into the business. I would say it’s only been the last 10 years that we have begun to reap the financial rewards that we spent 40 years striving to attain, still working 60-70 hour weeks. I acknowledge our work habits may in part be a result of being stubborn Norwegians that don’t think anyone else can do things right, but most successful small business owners I know have pretty much dedicated their life to become successful.”

Assessment

This focus and work ethic are what it takes to succeed at business ownership. It’s not a mindset that includes blowing money and time on cocaine and hookers.

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A BLACK MARKET PODCAST VIEW OF THE OPIOID CRISIS

A BLACK MARKET PODCAST VIEW OF THE OPIOID CRISIS

Courtesy: www.CertifiedMedicalPlanner,org

Opioid Overdose Crisis

Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids.1 The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl used to help relieve severe ongoing pain —is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare.

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The Podcast

And so, I was fascinated with this podcast because I often encountered narcotic seeking patients while in city center and urban practice. It was recorded by my neighbor and Austrian economist Peter Raymond over at “The Free Man Beyond the Wall” website.

Colleague Dr. Mark Thornton recently gave this talk at the Mises Institute Supporters Summit on the opioid crisis that is plaguing the US. Dr. Thornton lays out a short history of this tragic epidemic that is taking lives every day. He addresses how doctors prescribe these drugs, how government regulates them and explains what happens when people are forced into the “black market” to sustain their addiction.

PODCAST: http://freemanbeyondthewall.libsyn.com/episode-169-the-opioid-crisis

MORE: https://medicalexecutivepost.com/2019/08/22/the-opioid-crisis-rising-2000-2017/

MORE: https://medicalexecutivepost.com/2019/02/06/about-the-opioid-crisis/

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Regardless of venue, our contributors have been cited in the evolving ecosystem of health economics and finance, with media mentions from these sources and many others:

JOURNALS: Managed Care Executives, Healthcare Informatics, Medical Interface, Plastic Surgery Products, Teaching and Learning in Medicine, Orthodontics Today, Chiropractic Products, Journal of the American Medical Association,  Podiatry Management, Podiatry Today, Rheumatology and Arthritis, Physicians Practice, Investment Advisor Magazine, Registered Representative, Financial Advisor Magazine, CFP© Biz (Journal of Financial Planning), The Business Journal for Physicians, The Elder Law Portfolio Series, and Physician’s Money Digest and OB/GYN-PMD, etc.

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, Ill.
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BOOK REVIEWS:

“The book [Insurance and Risk Planning for Physicians and Advisors] is an excellent primer for physicians of all levels and interests providing important personal and professional advice. It is “must reading” for all medical students who need a fundamental understanding of the current healthcare environment and is e-qually important to the established physician executive looking for a reference on topics like capitation or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).”

David C. Stockwell; MD and Anthony D. Slonim; MD, MPH
American College of Physician Executives
 

“All physicians, and their advisors, are well served by reading this book with its step-by-step process for financial success in a complicated business full of pitfalls and misinformation. Simply put, my recommendation is to read Financial Planning for Physicians and Advisors and ‘reap’.”

Frank A. Cappiello
President, McCullough, Andrews & Cappiello, Inc.
Distinguished Visiting Professor of
Finance
Loyola University Maryland –
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“This book, Financial Planning for Physicians and Advisors, would make an excellent reference for teaching medical students and residents the basics of monetary management. I highly recommend this book and commend Dr. Marcinko and the Institute of Medical Business Advisors, Inc. on a job well done.

Manuel J. Colón; MD – American College of Physician Executives

“The book [Advanced Business of Medical Practice] has ambitious scope: business plan, practice valuation, ROI, coding, billing, econometrics, cash flow analysis, compliance, technology, and various legal aspects. But Dr. Marcinko and an exceptional array of contributing experts do a remarkable job of exploring each topic with sufficient detail and meaningful examples. In summary, a doctor building a profitable medical practice must read this book and return to it often for reference.”

Dr. Yuval Lirov, New Jersey 

“I could have used a book like this in the past [Advanced Business of Medical Practice, I will certainly refer to it frequently now.”

Carol EH Scott-Conner; MD, PhD, MBA 

“Health economist Dr. David Edward Marcinko, MBA, and his colleagues at the Institute of Medical Business Advisors, Inc., should be complimented for conceiving and completing this laudable project. The Dictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care lifts the fog of confusion surrounding the most contentious topic in the health care industrial complex today.”

Michael J. Stahl, PhD
Director, Physician Executive MBA Program
William B. Stokely Distinguished Professor of Business
College of Business Administration
University of Tennessee
 

I would highly recommend the Dictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care to everyone who has chosen a career in any health care discipline.”

Christy S. Lodwick, MHA – PhD Candidate
Health Care Administration & Policy
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IMPACT Health Care Solutions
Columbus, Ohio

“My suggestion is to use the Dictionary of Health Information Technology and Security frequently. You will refer to it daily.”

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Assistant Professor Texas State University

“Dr. David Edward Marcinko, Academic Provost for the Institute of Medical Business Advisors, Inc, and a Certified Medical Planner™ should be complimented for conceiving and completing this ambitious project. The Dictionary of Healthcare Economics and Finance spells out the terms of reference and the principle players in the contemporaneous healthcare industrial complex. Having such a compendium readily at hand and sharing it with others, is a way for patients, accountants, financial planners and insurance agents, medical practitioners, nurse managers and healthcare executives to improve economic efficiency and clinical quality. Of course, it may even help restore fiscal enterprise-wide sanity, as well. Simply put, my suggestion is to refer to the Dictionary of Healthcare Economics and Finance frequently, and “reap”.

Thomas E. Getzen, Ph.D.
Executive Director, International Health Economics Association
Professor of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management
The Fox School of Business – Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

“The Editor-in-Chief [Dr. David E. Marcinko] and his colleagues at the Institute of Medical Advisors, Inc should be complimented for conceiving and completing this vitally important project. There is no question that Healthcare Organizations: Financial Management Strategies will indeed enable us to leverage our cognitive assets and prepare a future generation of leaders capable of tackling the many challenges present in our healthcare economy.”

 David B. Nash; MD, MBA, FACP
Thomas Jefferson Medical College and University

“Medical management is a complex business, with advances in science, technology and consumer awareness often eclipsed by regulation, rights, and financial restrictions. Navigating a course where sound practice management is intertwined with sound financial strategies requires a blueprint designed by subject matter experts. Healthcare Organizations: [Financial Management Strategies] will be that blueprint.”

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Founder Superior Consultant Company [NASD-SUPC]

“I’ve been a longtime admirer of what David Edward Marcinko does with his writing and knowledge of medicine and medical practice. His books provide guidance for physicians, helping them to survive organizationally, administratively, and financially so that they can continue to serve their patients.”

Ahmad Hashem; MD PhD
Former Global Healthcare Manager
Microsoft Corporation,
Redmond, WA 

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On Pre-Existing Medical Condition Pre-Valence

For FY 2018

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WHAT IS FREE-MARKET “RENT-SEEKING” BEHAVIOR IN HEALTHCARE?

What About “Rent-Seeking” in Banking and Financial Services?

By Dr. David E. Marcinko, MBA

Courtesy: www.CertifiedMedicalPlanner.org

Rent-Seeking is a public choice, and economics, theory that involves methods to increase one’s share of existing wealth without creating new wealth [no added value].

Rent-Seeking results in reduced economic efficiency through misallocation of resources, reduced wealth-creation, lost government revenue, heightened income inequality, and potential national decline.

LINK: https://www.amazon.com/Dictionary-Health-Economics-Finance-Marcinko/dp/0826102549/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1254413315&sr=1-6

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Assessment: But, what about rent-seeking behavior in the healthcare industrial complex, banking and financial services industry, today”

ESSAY: https://pnhp.org/news/the-economist-rent-seeking-in-americas-health-care-system/

MORE: https://www.the-american-interest.com/2014/06/05/health-care-rent-seeking-in-90-seconds/

MORE: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/nobel-economist-takes-aim-at-rent-seeking-banking-and-healthcare-industries-2017-03-06

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On Healthcare Spending

For the Middle Class

[By staff reporters]

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USA Job Creation 2019

At Nine [9] Months Out = Healthcare Leads

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Dig Deeper Than CFP® To Find a Financial Planner

CFP® is a Designation  – Not a Guarantee!

By Rick Kahler CFP®

I have long recommended that consumers look for a Certified Financial Planning (CFP) certificant when shopping for a financial planner.

But don’t stop there. A CFP is no guarantee that someone is a competent, ethical, fiduciary professional. It only ensures that you are choosing from a pool of 85,000 financial services providers who are educated in the technical aspects of financial planning. It doesn’t mean the person is engaged in financial planning, is a fiduciary, or has a spotless ethical history.

In a troubling Wall Street Journal article on August 9, 2019, columnist Jason Zwieg writes that the “CFP Board’s online search directory neglected to inform the public that thousands of planners listed” have known “customer complaints, criminal histories, financial problems or regulatory proceedings.”

“Among these CFPs were 499 who have faced criminal charges, 324 who left a previous firm amid allegations of misconduct, 323 who had been disciplined or investigated by regulators and 68 who filed bankruptcy within the past 10 years,” Zweig notes. Yet none were ever disciplined by the CFP Board.

Let’s not lose perspective—these “bad apples” amount to less than 2% of CFP certificants. Every profession has those few who use its licensing and credentialing as a cover to manipulate, deceive, and abuse consumers. No amount of regulation or oversight will ever eliminate all the crooks.

In addition, you cannot simply assume because a professional has a certain license, designation, or formal degree that they are competent. In the graduate class I teach at Golden Gate University, not all students earn As and Bs. Many earn Cs. A few earn Ds and Fs. While I am not sure the D and F group ever graduate, I am sure I would not want them doing my financial planning without convincing evidence that their poor performance in my class was a one-off due to extenuating circumstances.

As the consumer, you cannot know if a prospective financial planner was that student. Nor can you know if they have a tainted criminal background, unless you dig deeper.

That digging includes looking for any past criminal or disciplinary charges brought by licensing agencies. It also includes determining whether the advisor is legally bound to a fiduciary standard—required to put your interests ahead of theirs—but has any conflicts of interest, especially by making a significant amount of their income from commissions on the sale of financial products.

Here are a few tips for digging deeper:

  1. Go to brokercheck.finra.org to see if FINRA has brought disciplinary actions against the advisor.
  2. Go to the SEC’s website to look for disciplinary actions.
  3. Have the prospective advisor sign a written disclosure that you are a client and they have a fiduciary duty to put your interests above their own, rather than a customer where they have no such obligation and will usually put the interests of their company first. Many advisors, especially those not legally bound to be fiduciaries, don’t understand the difference, so insist on getting this assurance in writing.
  4. Have the prospective advisor sign a statement disclosing what percentage of their company’s gross revenues comes from fees charged to clients.  These might be paid as hourly fees, annual retainers, or separate charges for advice. The lower the percentage of income from fees, the greater the chance of a significant conflict of interest. I recommend finding firms receiving over 90% of gross revenue from fees; I prefer 100% because such firms advertise themselves as “fee-only” or will offset any commissions against a flat fee.

Assessment

To find a trustworthy financial planner, I still recommend the CFP designation. Just remember that it’s a starting point, not a guarantee.

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About My Shoe Order from Road Runner Sports, Inc.

 IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE!

RRS Customer Support Question Customer No = 2985044461

By Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA

Inquiry Topic: Technical Problems
First Name: David
Last Name: Marcinko
Email Address: MarcinkoAdvisors@msn.com
Comments: SHOES FELL APART-NO GLUE ALL THREE SOLE LAYERS – WHOLE BATCH MAY BE BAD

Order from Road Runner Sports, Inc.

  • March 9, 2019 at 9:51:27 AM PST
  • Transaction ID: O-8V114866S1566463W
  • Order Status: Completed

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SOLES WITH LESS THAN 25 MILES WALKING ASPHALT WALKING

TAPE TO HOLD RUBBER SOLES TO UPPER SHOE

VIRTUALLY NO GLUE ON RUBBER SOLES 

NO GLUE ON SHOES TO ATTACH RUBBER SOLES

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RRS FOLLOW-UP

Hi, Thanks for your email!

It sounds like you had a terrible experience.  You deserve better, and I feel horrible knowing that your recent experience with the Men’s Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 34  was not a pleasant one.

Thank you for shopping with Road Runner Sports.

You deserve to know that your order date for the Your gear may no longer be returned because your item is now outside our return policy window. I apologize for any inconvenience.

We recommend reaching out to the manufacturer directly with any possible warranty issues. Most manufacturers will warranty their products within 1 year of purchase due to any manufacturer defects.

For immediate assistance, please contact your Customer Care Specialist at 800.662.8896 with any questions.

If there’s anything else we can do for you, give us a call at 800.636.3560. Trust we’re always here for you. Your friends at Road Runner Sports.

Deidre

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MY FOLLOW-UP

DEIDRE,

No problem. I assumed as much.

So – You deserve to know that as a podiatrist, reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon, sports medicine physician and running foot doctor for 30 years, I will be sure to honestly relate my experience to all colleagues, patients, clients, friends, family and blog readers [3/4 million].

Assessment: Perhaps, if you spent more time on quality control, rather than marketing, advertising, blogs, emails, TMs and social media aps; things would have been different?

I only wanted a transaction and pair of shoes – not a personal relationship. I got neither. Never-Ever-Again.

PS We are not friends.

Thank you.

Disgruntled,

Dr. David Edward Marcinko FACFAS MBA

INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL BUSINESS ADVISORS, INC

Suite #5901 Wilbanks Drive

Norcross, Georgia, 30092-1141 USA

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On the Domestic Oral Healthcare System

USA Perspectives

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More on Concierge, Retail, Cash Pay and Boutique Medicine; etc

Updates for 2019

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By Dr. David E. MarcinkoMBA

I devoted a full chapter of my book; “The Business of Medical Practice” to concierge and boutique medicine, retail medicine, direct, cash and private pay medicine; etc. We included terms and definitions, process and methodologies, marketing and advertising, and examples, etc. In fact, who knew I was so prescient and the landscape would finally begin evolving.

For example, we recently learned about Sam’s Club offering targeted “bundles” of health care services collaborating with Humana. https://lnkd.in/ejHGGzk

And, earlier, we learned of Amazon’s new virtual / primary care clinic model. And of course, in the past couple of weeks, Walmart’s (Sam’s affiliate) opening their freestanding clinics, along with new behavioral health services, as well.

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A Prior Medical Authorization Survey

A Physician Survery

By AMA

DEFINITION: Prior authorization is a utilization management process used by some health insurance companies in the United States to determine if they will cover a prescribed procedure, service, or medication. The process is intended to act as a safety and cost-saving measure although it has received criticism from physicians for being costly and time-consuming.

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Racial Biases And Health Disparities

400 Years Since Jamestown

Dear Dr. David,

This month AJPH has a collection of papers reviewing the lasting imprint of slavery in public health, 400 years since Jamestown, and presents articles that discuss equity, nutrition and human trafficking.

Visit ajph.org for our latest podcast and these and other articles from our October 2019 issue:

Please join AJPH at our session, “Reparations: The Public Health Perspective 400 YEARS Since Jamestown” at APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo on Monday, Nov. 4 at 8:30 a.m. Mark it on your calendar and in the meeting app.

The mission of the journal is to advance public health research, policy, practice and education. Toward that goal, the journal also produces monthly podcasts in English, Spanish and Chinese.

Be on the lookout for more timely research from AJPH, and consider subscribing or becoming an APHA member for full access.

Sincerely,

Alfredo Morabia, MD, PhD

Editor-in-chief, AJPH

@AlfredoMorabia

@AMJPublicHealth

MY ADVISORY BUSINESS MODEL SYNOPSIS

HOW I EARN – AND YOU PROFIT!

By Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA

My fee is $250 per hour prorated, so you only pay for the time used. This fee covers almost any medical practice management, insurance and risk management, personal financial planning or investment-related topic, including document review, phone consultation, research, and written investment strategies.

I also offer a special program for first-time potential clients called a Physician Practice-Portfolio Second Opinion™.  This all-inclusive $450 program takes about two hours in total and includes a pre-call document review, 60-minute phone consultation, and summary with observations and recommendations.

Docotor colleagues find this to to be a good value because their questions are answered under one fee.

So, it does not matter if you are a new, mid-career or mature practitioner, or where your money is invested or how much you have invested. Simply, I serve along side you as a fiduciary by upholding a duty of loyalty, fairness and good faith in all decision making.

At your professional service!

THANK YOU
Dr. David Edward Marcinko MBA MEd CMP™
Certified Medical Planner
phone: 770-448-0769
MarcinkoAdvisors@msn.com

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InVesting Temperament and Tolerance Shenanigans

Financial Advisors Evaluating Malarkey

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By Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA

Courtesy: www.CertifiedMedicalPlanner.org

Evaluating “Sham” Risk Aversion Determination Methodologies

BACK STORY: You visit a local financial advisor as a prospective client. S/he gives you a form to complete that purports to discern your investing risk tolerance?

FORM: It says: “Please indicate by ranking the items below from 1 to 4, with 1 being the most descriptive and 4 being the least descriptive”.

LINK: https://medicalexecutivepost.com/2009/12/28/risk-aversion-and-investment-alternatives/

EPIPHANY: After reviewing the form, you realize it is a superfluous one-size-fits-all risk reduction mechanism for the advisor. You identify the sheer malarkey of the exercise and leave in disgust. You ruminate to yourself – “there must be a better way,”

MORE: https://medicalexecutivepost.com/2017/10/24/on-investing-risk-tolerance/

And so, colleague Rick Kahler MSFS CFP® suggests alternative methods.

MORE: https://medicalexecutivepost.com/2017/10/18/on-retirement-planning-risks/

Your thoughts are appreciated.

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