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Chris Mazzolini
Physicians, healthcare industry react to 2018 MACRA proposed rule
Physicians, healthcare industry react to 2018 MACRA proposed rule
Here’s a roundup of some reactions to the proposal rule, both from organizations and practicing physicians.
Senate bill to repeal Obamacare cuts Medicaid, subsidies for the poor
Senate bill to repeal Obamacare cuts Medicaid, subsidies for the poor
The Senate plan negotiated in secret by Republican leaders and released Thursday would eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s insurance mandate, extensively cut Medicaid and reduce subsidies for low-income patients.
ABIM touts certification to restore patient trust
ABIM touts certification to restore patient trust
MOC changes gives physicians more flexibility, ABIM officials say
Top benefits and risks of sharing notes with patients
Medical note transparency can help patients and physicians communicate better, but many physicians remain tentantive
Q&A with ACP's Bob Doherty on future of healthcare
Physicians should prepare for uncertainty coming out of Washington, D.C. because President Donald Trump is poised to shake up healthcare policy, says Robert Doherty, senior vice president for governmental affairs and public policy for the American College of Physicians (ACP).
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017
For the fourth consecutive year, Medical Economics reveals its list of obstacles physicians will face in the coming year and, more importantly, how to overcome them.
Republicans ignore healthcare during national convention
Republicans ignore healthcare during national convention
Despite calls to replace and repeal Obamacare, issues affecting physicians have received little attention in Cleveland.
Internist has starring role at RNC
Internist has starring role at RNC
Alvarado, a 46-year-old internist and pediatrician, will not be discussing healthcare during remarks, and will instead focus on immigration issues. In 2014, Alvarado became the first Hispanic elected to state office in Kentucky, according to the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky.
Doctor delegate says neither presidential candidate can aid private practice
Doctor delegate says neither presidential candidate can aid private practice
A retired family physician and elected Republican delegate from New Jersey says he is pessimistic about a problem he doesn’t think Trump, the Republican Party or anyone for that matter can solve: The slow death of private practice.
2016 GOP platform calls for Obamacare repeal, reform Medicare
2016 GOP platform calls for Obamacare repeal, reform Medicare
When it comes to healthcare policy, the official 2016 Republican Party platform under presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump remains largely unchanged from the platform approved in 2012.