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Medical Economics Blog

Your Voice: Blog advocating medical marijuana featured serious errors
Addressing hypertension can aid value-based scoresNew, lower blood pressure guidelines could result in more diagnoses, greater need for treatment
2018 payment outlook shows new opportunities, old challenges
2018 payment outlook shows new opportunities, old challengesNew opportunities, old challenges
4 benefits of Medicare Annual Wellness VisitsWhat you should know to maximize this specific visit for your patient and for your practice
History of present illness: Duration vs timingThe difference between duration and timing as part of the history of present illness (HPI)
Here's how to report quality data through an ACOValue-based pay adds to physicians’ paperwork burdens, but the right accountable care organizations can help
6 reasons it's critical to have an IT emergency plan in placeWith small practices largely outsourcing tech support, it’s critical they take steps to be prepared
3 ways PCPs can foster behavioral health relationships and increase reimbursement
3 ways PCPs can foster behavioral health relationships and increase reimbursementPrimary care physicians (PCP) see patients for a wide variety of reasons, but according to a recent study, there’s one category that stands out above the rest—behavioral health.
Doctors face data-sharing challengesAs Medicare and private payers move toward more value-based care reimbursements, physicians need information to both accurately report data and monitor complex patients across multiple providers.
The challenges of data-sharing in value-based careAs Medicare and private payers move toward more value-based care reimbursements, physicians need information to both accurately report data and monitor complex patients across multiple providers.