Keyword: Donald W. Fisher
The AMGA didn’t have to look far for its new president and CEO, Jerry Penso, M.D.
When it comes to how fast the industry should jump into MACRA, there’s a difference of opinion among groups that represent physicians.
While healthcare continues to move toward value-based care, that transition has slowed.
Legislation introduced on Capitol Hill yesterday aims to reform the rules for accountable care organizations.
While doctors got good news last week when it comes to added flexibility in implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, they shouldn’t back off in their preparations for the new payment system, says Elizabeth Woodcock, a speaker and author.
Softened reporting options in MACRA unintentionally penalize doctors who anticipated the new law and invested the most in it, AMGA CEO Donald Fisher says.
Most physician specialties saw an increase in compensation last year, but none more so than those in emergency medicine where doctors report a 9.6 percent increase, according to a new survey on medical group compensation.