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Keith L. Martin
CMS should exempt all—not just some—small practices from MACRA
The early verdict from physicians is simple: “MACRA? I think I know what that is, but I’ll pass, thank you.”
Maintaining certification: gold standard or is luster tarnished?
Maintaining certification, specifically under the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), has come under fire for a number of reasons, ranging from test material that has no connection to day-to-day practice to the salaries of those running the organization.
Physicians: Your fate lies in the hands of one of your own
In a conference room in the U.S. Capitol, 13 members of the U.S. Senate are working on changing the way physicians will practice medicine and patients will receive care for years to come.
MACRA’s virtual groups unveiled
While small practices now know exactly what “virtual groups” are, will they participate? Even CMS is skeptical of their success in 2018.
It’s time for everyone to stop talking interoperability and actually achieve it
It’s time for healthcare to learn from other industries and make solutions for physicians available at the touch of a button
Is work-life balance a reality for physicians?
There’s no one-size-fits all answer to the question
ABIM needs to look in the mirror when discussing lack of trust
Maintenance of certification angst is growing and the purveyors of this onerous exercise have discovered the root of the problem: the patient.
Mr. President, physicians fight when things get tough
Physician numbers aren’t declining
Congress swings and misses on healthcare reform efforts
Congress swings and misses on healthcare reform efforts
I have loved baseball for as long as I can remember, but as I get older, I have the same problems with those who play our national pastime that I have with our national representatives in government.
Docs risk reputation damage by reporting minimal MIPS data
This year, physicians can avoid a payment penalty in the Medicare Quality Payment Program by simply submitting a minimal amount of data. But that small amount of data could cause a bigger problem in 2019.