Let me state this from the start: I believe CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt when he says that the rules of his agency’s Medicare reimbursement reform don’t slight small practices and are designed to make it easier to report quality data.
Keith L. Martin
Patient satisfaction surveys are here to stay and, used correctly, can perhaps add value. But with all the information available today to patients, they will simply “rate” you with their feet, leaving for another provider if truly dissatisfied—no survey necessary, saving everyone a lot of time and energy.
No doubt you’ve seen the report suggesting that even a single free meal can sway a physician’s prescribing habits.
While largely viewed as an unpleasant experience, a little bit of contract negotiation can go a long way for improving a physician’s future.
If you are thinking of changing EHRs or changing practices, there are several lessons to consider to make your transition a success.
Medical students are encouraged to get EHR experience, but federal billing rules are hindering some educational lessons at practices and hospitals
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