Category Archives: Patient Matters

Finding a family doctor

How do I find a good family doctor? Healthy but looking Dear Healthy but looking, You can check whether the practice is recognized for excellence.  There are several different organizations that accredit physician practices, such as NCQA.  The practice might also be part of a demonstration project for Patient Centered Medical Homes; this would be […]

Flexible Spending Account: takes some planning

Is there any reason to set up a medical flexible spending account if I’m not perfectly sure of my expenses for the year and I don’t expect any major life/work event? Steady Dear Steady, You do not need to be perfectly sure about your expenses to set up an Flexible Spending Account (FSA).  You could, […]