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Donna Marbury
Top 15 challenges facing physicians in 2015
Top 15 challenges facing physicians in 2015
It’s possible to maintain a viable, even thriving practice if physicians confront challenges and identify fixes that can improve their lives and the health of their patients.
Top 6 practice management challenges facing physicians in 2015
Juggling patients, staff and payor needs will become more important as administrative work increases.
Obama administration faces scrutiny over ACA transparency
Though the second enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act has been operating fairly glitch free, the healthcare reform law and the Obama administration are facing major scrutiny from Republicans.
Reimbursement, operational costs threaten independent physicians to sell practices
Though 73% of physicians say they prefer to keep their practices independent, 44% say they will likely sell their practices in the next 10 years.
Telemedicine reimbursement is a barrier to implementation
Though the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is driving interest in telemedicine, providers are still having difficulty getting paid for using the technology, according to a survey.
Americans more worried about Ebola than obesity, cancer
The Ebola virus continues to be one of the top healthcare concerns in the minds of Americans, according to a Gallup poll.
Healthcare exchanges have an easier launch compared with last year’s glitches
The first weekend of second open enrollment period on the healthcare exchanges was far smoother than last year’s launch, due to the retooled Healthcare.gov website and new leadership.
Halt MU2 penalties in 2015, AMA says
The majority of physicians could be facing penalties for not meeting meaningful use 2 requirements, and AMA says penalties should be removed.
IT leaders call for DeSalvo’s replacement at ONC
The health IT leaders point to multiple leadership changes within the ONC that add to possible instability in the agency.
ACA enrollment estimates dip before exchanges open
Projections for new enrollees during the second open enrollment period for the exchanges have varied between government agencies.