The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its proposed rule for year two of the Quality Payment Program portion of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), affecting who’s eligible and how quality scores are calculated.
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With so many changing variables these days, it has become even more important to maintain a steady income. Knowing whether or not your salary is amongst the highest, or lowest, in the country comes in handy when attempting to combat these struggles.
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Four states have passed laws allowing patients to insert directives into their medical records saying they refuse their physicians’ prescriptions for opioids.
Hospital systems may no longer be quite as eager to acquire independent medical practices now that the government is scaling back a significant financial incentive for doing so
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The change has been problematic because it adds more uncertainty and extra wait time in a long, bureaucratic process, which then may jeopardize their jobs.
While the idea of direct payments between patients and physicians seems like a blessing among the healthcare chaos, the recent closures of two leading DPC businesses have put a question mark on the movement’s future.