GOP Doctors Caucus: We’re watching MACRA April 10, 2017 By Joseph Burns The 16-member caucus remain concerned about how the law could affect physicians. Despite White House shake-up, value-based pay is here to stay Commercial payers, large employers and leading provider systems across the nation have fully embraced this transformation and they will not simply revert back to the fee-for-service system of healthcare delivery and reimbursement. Medical home recognition revised to address physician feedback April 10, 2017 By Ken Terry The National Committee on Quality Assurance aiming to streamline certification Docs risk reputation damage by reporting minimal MIPS data April 03, 2017 By Keith L. Martin 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. Fight not over to preserve ideal patient care, says ACP April 03, 2017 By Keith L. Martin Congress still has work to do to assist U.S patients and physicians, says internist group What AHCA’s failure means for physicians March 27, 2017 By Todd Shryock While Republicans have pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) after failing to gather enough support for its passage, physicians can expect little to change—for now. Medical schools struggle to close primary care gap March 25, 2017 By Jeff Bendix How practicing physicians can help rebuild the next generation of doctors How federal policy has worsened the U.S. primary care shortage Loud and clear warnings forecasting the current shortage of primary care physicians in the United States date back to the early 2000s. Healthcare is only “safe” when physicians work for patients March 20, 2017 By Craig M. Wax DO This post is in rebuttal to the blog post by Dr. Monya De, "White men need to do their part and make healthcare safe again."