Keyword: Darrell G. Kirch
The country will see a shortage of up to 122,000 physicians by 2032, according to a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges.
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Physician groups say they hope to work with CMS on a new E/M coding and payment structure to ensure doctors are fairly paid.
The American Association of Medical Colleges says a reversal on consideration of race in admissions could threaten physician workforce diversity.
Clinicians who participated in MIPS in 2017 can now view their MIPS final score and performance feedback, plus more physician practice news.
A travel ban that was opposed by a healthcare industry that depends on foreign doctors and workers was upheld today by the Supreme Court.
Congress needs to end a longtime cap on funds choking the number of medical residencies, plus more physician practice news from around the web.
AAMC CEO Darrell Kirch said medical schools have already done as much as they are able to increase the supply of new doctors.
Estimates of a projected physician shortage just got worse. The country could see a shortage of up to 120,000 doctors by 2030, according to the AAMC.
The country’s medical schools and teaching hospitals support more than 6.3 million jobs and are responsible for 3.1% of the U.S. gross domestic product.