Keyword: American Academy of Family Physicians
Medicare beneficiaries can be easily tripped up by the difference between a physical and the annual "wellness visit" covered by the program.
Despite headlines to the contrary, a new survey found that doctors are generally happy in both their lives and their careers.
The White House is calling for a significant cut in funding to the Department of Health and Human Services in 2020.
Here are a few themes to watch for during Tuesday's Senate Finance Committee hearing, including talk of “backdoor” deals negotiated by PBMs.
OCR settled a complaint against a hospital system that it had denied a patient with an intellectual disability placement on a heart transplant list.
While doctors have been urged to avoid prescribing opioids together with benzodiazepines whenever possible, a study says the practice has increased.
Given new government guidelines, physicians should consider writing a prescription for naloxone along with those for opioids for high-risk patients.
It can be tough for doctors to talk to their patients about life expectancy and, as it turns out, it’s a discussion patients like to avoid as well.
Humana’s annual assessment of value-based care portrays continued progress and growing promise for outcomes-based payment methodologies.
The administration has overstepped its boundaries, and patients will suffer under the rule, said AHA's president. Physician organizations disagree.