Two physician tertiary medical and surgical retina (referral only practice) with two fully equipped office locations on the border of South Carolina and Georgia. The Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) is a trading and marketing region in the U.S. States of Georgia and South Carolina spanning thirteen counties in Georgia and eight in South Carolina. The largest cities within the CSRA are Augusta, Georgia and Aiken, South Carolina.
Opportunity to buy into and share profits in surgical center is available. Partnership or employee track will be considered with competitive salary, bonus incentive, and benefits package. Open to candidate interested in starting research opportunity.
EHR and practice management with EMA (Modernizing Medicine) since 2015. Practice developed own EHR and has been using electronic health records for 19 years. Technicians and scribes MIPS trained and actively engaged in assisting physician reporting. Excellent in-house billing with 20 years of experience (average days in A/R= 19).
MIPS; Excellent internal system of reporting MIPS quality measures including capture of HCC diagnoses. Rated as high quality/low cost practice having received Medicare bonus 2019 and 2020. Reporting MIPS through ModMed (not IRIS) and we will receive a bonus in 2021.
On Call: No general ophthalmology or ER call
CIN: Participating in Clinical Integration Network , University Health Link, infrastructure for independently participating physicians needed to participate in value based models proposed by all payers; negotiate and vet insurance contracts, fee schedules, and argue on our behalf during disputes. Our practice has been submitting our data to UHL’s quality based incentive program.
Low Cost of Living and Real Estate prices with short commute to office from most residential areas: Augusta ranked #72 in US News as best place to live and # 40 as best place to retire. Evans, GA ranked #1 by Money as best place to live 2020-2021. Aiken, SC has been crowned the number one small town in Southern Living’s South’s Best Awards for 2018. https://realestate.usnews.com/places/georgia/augusta
Excellent public and private schools: with competitive SAT, ACT, ACT scores and college student admission to Ivy League and other excellent universities including Georgia Tech. Offer Gifted, Honors, AP, and IB programs. Sports programs including Golf offered at all schools.
Lakeside high school: IB program offered, new athletic complex, nine computer labs, spacious science labs, JV and varsity Football, Tennis state champions, Newsweek Top American High Schools 2007-present
John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School: 6-12, competitive admission, college preparatory and AP curriculum. Fine arts courses in the areas of visual arts, music, chorus, dance, cinema production, and theatre. It has been recognized as a National Grammy Signature School, has been ranked as the #1 school in the state of Georgia, and has placed in the top 100 tier of Newsweek's "America's Best High Schools."
Private schools ; Reasonable cost of private school tuition around national average
Westminster Schools of Augusta K-12; excellent education with spiritual development, Includes athletics Basket ball, baseball, cross-country, Football Golf, Tennis, Swimming Fine Arts” Chorus, Drama
Augusta Preparatory Day School K-12. Ranked among the top 20 private schools in Georgia. Includes JV and varsity sports teams, full theater productions
Other private schools: Episcopal Day School: K-8, St. Mary’s Catholic Private School K-12
Augusta University: local college with available dual program for high school students to obtain College Credit Now. Graduates with prerequisites become internal candidates for admission to Medical College of Georgia (Georgia’s only state run medical school).
Excellent Medical Community with Burn Center, Children’s Hospital (Georgia’s only dedicated children’s hospital), VA Hospital, and Medical College of Georgia.
These industries have resulted in rapid growth of Columbia County, which is the fastest growing county in Georgia for the past decade.
Masters Golf Tournament: Yearly internationally renowned event. Many local residents participate in providing services to thousands of visitors. Most notably, rental of private homes bring residents anywhere from $7K to $50K for the week in tax-free income.
Golf: Augusta is also home to several world class golf courses other than the Masters Golf Course including Champions Retreat, Sage Valley Golf Course, West Lake Country Club, and the Augusta Country Club. In addition, Augusta GA is a notable world center for Disc Golf.
Savannah Rapids Park: 33-acre park on the banks of Reed Creek, with a pedestrian bridge, jogging and biking trail, kayaking (including rentals) & picnic pavilions.
North Augusta Greenway Park: Jogging, bike riding
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park: 1,100-acre nature park in Augusta, Georgia. The park contains wetlands and woodlands and has a campus for water research, bird watching, and environmental education.
Augusta Rowing Club on Savannah River
Aiken polo and equestrian activities including Aiken Steeplechase
Baseball: Greenjackets with new SRP baseball stadium in North Augusta
Renovated Downtown with entertainment complex: Historic Imperial and Miller Theaters, Bell and James Brown Auditoriums attract world class entertainers including: Jerry Seinfeld, Diana Krall, Elton John, Broadway shows, etc. Evans in Columbia County has the outdoor Lady Antebelllum Theater and is undergoing construction of a major indoor entertainment center.
Beaches (Charleston, Tybee and Jekyll Island, Savannah, Hilton Head, St. Simons) , Mountains: Helen, GA and Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, TN, Chattanooga are 4 hours away, Atlanta: 2-2.5 hour drive. 6 hour drive to Disney World in Orlando Florida
Two year Retina Fellowship trained
No MIPS penalty attached to your NPI
Additional Salary Information: Bonus Incentive and Benefits Package