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Chris Mazzolini
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.
3 ways practices can succeed in a value-based world
Small, independent practices have dealt with no shortage of challenges in recent years: Complex regulatory requirements, increased payer scrutiny and more pressure on physicians to improve patient outcomes.
7 things physicians need to know about MACRA proposed rule
7 things physicians need to know about MACRA proposed rule
The federal government is about to transform the way physicians are paid by Medicare
New rule would give ONC power to better enforce EHR certification
The federal government announced Tuesday proposed rules that would give its Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Technology (ONC) greater oversight to ensure that certified electronic health records (EHR) can actually fulfill the functions physicians need them to, especially when it comes to interoperability.
Code it right: Get paid the first time
Code it right: Get paid the first time
How to avoid coding problems and ensure you earn what you're due