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It was only a short while ago when a visit to the doctor was a face-to-face conversation. The doctor would ask questions. He wasinterested in what I said. He listened to my responses and wediscussed what to do. Itwas a positiveinteraction.In the last year or two,there’s been a shift. Much of my timewith doctors has been spent watchingthem type.

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The Origin:SEQUESTRATION –Alegal term referring generally to the act of valuable property being taken into custody by an agent of the court and locked away for safekeeping, usually to prevent the property from being disposed of or abused before a dispute over its ownership can be resolved.

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hile solo doctors are hearing from all directions that their independent practices are doomed, not all of them are ready to give up yet. Over the course of 2012, the message that solo physician practices are dead was continually in the news. In July, recruiting firm Merritt Hawkins was ready to put the nail in the coffin of solo practice, saying in its annual review of physician recruiting incentives that recruitment of doctors into solo practice settings was nearly nonexistent.

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President Obama’s win in November solidified the direction of healthcare reform in the United States. While the election is over, the healthcare industry is still abuzz with questions as to how Obamacare will be finalized and what impacts to Medicare and Medicaid will be made over the next four years. Not since the Great Society legislation of Lyndon B. Johnson has America seen such monumental reform in healthcare, and the re-election of President Obama means there will likely be more to come.

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