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Physicians Practice article: MACRA, MIPS and APMs: An Unappetizing Alphabet Soup

Posted by Barry Koslow on Mon, Oct, 24, 2016 @ 16:10 PM

Physicians Practice and Diagnostic Imaging have published an article coauthored by MKA’s President and CEO Barry Koslow and Senior Vice President Dennis Sexton. 

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Tags: Healthcare, Physician Compensation

Huffington Post Column: Whatever Happened to Health Care?

Posted by Barry Koslow on Fri, Jun, 03, 2016 @ 11:06 AM

The Huffington Post has published a new article by Barry Koslow about the evolution of our health care system – from the relative simplicity of the doctor’s house call 60 years ago to a big business accounting for 17 percent of the U.S. economy. Read More

Tags: Physician Compensation, Healthcare

Edward M. Perry Joins MKA Executive Planners as Director of Client Services

Posted by Barry Koslow on Thu, Apr, 21, 2016 @ 10:04 AM

WOBURN, Mass. (April 13, 2016) – MKA Executive Planners, which provides personalized retirement income planning for executives, business owners, and professionals, announced today that Edward M. Perry has joined the firm as Director of Client Services.

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Tags: Executive Compensation

Barry Koslow Addresses NYSAE Non Profit CEO Forum

Posted by Barry Koslow on Fri, Jan, 29, 2016 @ 11:01 AM

MKA Executive Planners President and CEO Barry Koslow discussed new approaches to supplemental retirement plans at a recent nonprofit executive compensation workshop hosted by the New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE).

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Tags: Supplemental Retirement Plan, Executive Compensation

Becker’s Hospital Review article: Physician practice executives need right compensation tools amid healthcare sea change

Posted by Dennis Sexton on Tue, Jan, 26, 2016 @ 14:01 PM

Becker’s Hospital Review has published an article by MKA Executive Planners Senior Vice President Dennis Sexton and President and CEO Barry Koslow focused on the challenges faced by physician practices and Physician-Hospital Organizations in adapting physician compensation to the new world order of pay-for-performance, quality contracting and global payments.

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Tags: Physician Compensation, Executive Compensation

Huffington Post Column: From Retirement to the End

Posted by Barry Koslow on Tue, Aug, 25, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

The Huffington Post has published a new article by Barry Koslow about preparing for our active retirement years.

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Tags: Retirement Planning, Estate Planning

Huffington Post Column on Retirement: What’s Behind Door Number 1, 2 or 3?

Posted by Barry Koslow on Thu, Jul, 09, 2015 @ 11:07 AM

The Huffington Post has published a new article by Barry Koslow in which he takes a look behind the doors leading to retirement in “Let’s Make a Deal” fashion.

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Tags: Retirement Planning

Huffington Post column: The rise of the multi-generational home

Posted by Barry Koslow on Mon, May, 18, 2015 @ 16:05 PM

The Huffington Post has published a new article by Barry Koslow focused on the possible increase in the number of four-generation homes because of changing demographics and financial situations.

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Tags: Supplemental Retirement Plan, Retirement Planning, Annuities

Huffington Post column: Will you be ready to retire?

Posted by Barry Koslow on Mon, Apr, 06, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

The Huffington Post has published a new article by Barry Koslow in which he describes seven steps to take to ensure you are prepared for retirement. The first recommendation is to “put some thought into it.”

“Funny thing about that. Most of us never think about what we are going to do when we retire until we are just about to pull the trigger,” he writes. “If you have no idea what you are going to do with your time, you have no idea what it is going to cost.”

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Tags: Retirement Planning

Get Creative with Physician Compensation

Posted by Barry Koslow on Fri, Apr, 03, 2015 @ 14:04 PM


Barry Koslow has co-authored an article with Dr. Marylou Buyse, former president of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, that appears in the March 2015 edition of Physicians Practice magazine.

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Tags: Physician Compensation, Compensation