Preparing to close your practice

By Frank M. Griffin, MD

There’s lots of work to do before you retire

According to the last AAOS census (2006), more than half of all orthopaedic surgeons in practice today are older than age 50. Although many of these surgeons may continue in practice for several more years, concerns about decreasing reimbursements and increasing practice and liability insurance costs may cause others to consider cutting back on their practices or retiring at an early age.

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