Oncologists mull concierge care; Docs can review Open Payment data before release;

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> Physicians have until Aug. 27 to dispute data related to the Physician Payment Sunshine Program, the American Medical Association announced. Post

> Concierge care may be worth exploring in specialties other than primary care, OncLive reported. Article

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> When hospitals purchase specialty physician practices they tend to raise the prices for care rendered--a move that has caught the eye of federal regulators, Bloomberg Businessweek reported. Article

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> Insurers must implement certain foundational factors to build a successful patient-centered medical home, including strong leadership and staff commitment to the care model, adequate information technology and effective patient engagement tools, reported Health IT Analytics. Article

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> If an interstate compact for physician licensure moves forward, it would herald a major reform in medical licensing, according to Robert Steinbrook, M.D., of the Yale School of Medicine. Article

And Finally… A monster of a name. Article