High-quality care and efficiency – Those are the two points that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) emphasized with the release of its 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
Timelines were extended today to meet Meaningful Use (MU) 2 and 3 electronic health record (EHR) incentives, report two top officials from the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Two Connecticut medical associations won a temporary injunctive order against UnitedHealthcare in federal court hours before the insurer was set to drop thousands of doctors and patients from its rolls.
A systematic review of studies of patient portals finds insufficient evidence that they improve health outcomes or utilization, or lower costs.
Researchers found that most medical graduates practice near where they trained, a trend that partly explains the primary care shortage.