Topic: Physician Practice
If MedPAC wants to replace the current Medicare payment system for physicians, they should move ahead quickly with that recommendation.
Veterans could face barriers to medical care if Congress doesn’t approve emergency funding for the Veterans Choice program.
To attract more doctors to primary care, CMS is reforming Medicare payment systems—paying more for managing care for patients with chronic conditions.
If history is any indicator, there will be lots of doctors and physician practices that take a financial hit for not participating in MIPS.
Twelve of the 500 doctors paid by a pharmaceutical company to promote its drug were disciplined by state medical boards.
United Health’s Optum unit will acquire one of the nation’s leading medical groups for $4.9 billion in cash.
If you think you’ve been seeing lots of headlines about doctors in trouble over opioid prescribing, you’re not wrong.
Medical practices are increasingly offering financial incentives to motivate patients to take preventive care and make healthier lifestyle choices.
Two state medical societies have dropped their opposition to medical aid-in-dying, a position that mirrors growing acceptance among many doctors.
Hospitalized patients fare just as well when treated by locum tenens doctors than the permanent physicians they replace.