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To help doctors more effectively care for their high-needs patients, the Intensive Outpatient Care Program (IOCP) embeds care coordinators in medical practices.
False Claims Act (FCA) penalties are set to steepen as the Justice Department has revamped the amount healthcare providers must pay for violations.
They’re miracles of modern medicine—vaccines that have seen the virtual eradication of diseases like polio, diphtheria and measles in the United States, and complete eradication of small pox around the world.
Increased awareness hasn’t eliminated the problem for female physicians
While the Medicare payment reform law Congress passed last year poses numerous challenges for independent medical practices, it will not doom them.
The unveiling of a new alternative primary care payment plan by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) comes with several considerations—financial and otherwise—for practices considering participation in the five-year...
Reading “Obtaining an assault rifle should be as difficult as becoming a doctor” shocked me, as it should shock every American.
Not everyone can treat patients legally, and not everyone can hold a person’s life and future in their hands. That’s why we have medical schools and licensure fees and exams and state medical boards—to keep quacks and charlatans from...
One of the most dangerous and active even at this time is the skepticism around the vaccination of children.
Healthcare’s transition to value-based payments is ratcheting up the pressure on independent medical practices battling for survival, and data is the ammunition they need to have any chance of winning.

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