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Chris Mazzolini
Meaningful use penalties: CMS releases physician reimbursement reduction details, latest attestation numbers
The success rate for physicians attesting to meaningful use for electronic health records is improving, but remains dismal: More than three-quarters of eligible professionals (EPs) so far have not attested to any stage of the meaningful use program.
9 strategies to prepare your practice for ICD10
Not sure how to start preparing for ICD-10 in your own medical practice? These strategies can help physicians prepare for the transition set for October 1, 2015.
7 ways to prepare for a meaningful use audit
Here are seven strategies your practice can use to make sure you meet all the requirements of the MU program should the auditors come calling, and ensure you can keep the incentive money you earned.
How to fix meaningful use to help physicians
While the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) have made tweaks to the meaningful use (MU) program to help physicians attest to stage 2, many physicians are still struggling with the burden.
Physicians and online reviews: Patients focused on quality of care
A national survey found that patients are also evaluating physicians based on diagnosis accuracy and wait times
Obamacare subsidy case will be heard by U.S. Supreme Court
The fate of President Barack Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act (ACA) could hinge on a legal technicality now that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case King vs. Burwell concerning the premiums subsidies available to millions of middle- and lower-income patients in the form of tax credits.
The 86th annual physician report: Why administrative burdens keep physicians away from patients
Medical Economics unveils its exclusive annual survey of physicians
Physician practices grapple with new financial pressures
Salaries remain flat as physician practices face lower reimbursements, rising costs and challenging market forces
Medical malpractice: Rate of paid claims has fallen since 2002
Authors in JAMA analysis argue that emerging models of medical liability should help fix a "stable but still dysfunctional" malpractice environment for physicians and patients