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What the Obamacare repeal bill means for physicians
What the Obamacare repeal bill means for physiciansThe new bill looks to change how healthcare is financed for people who do not have insurance through their employer, and would eliminate the mandate requiring all Americans to carry health insurance.
What Anthem-Cigna merger rejection means for your practice
What Anthem-Cigna merger rejection means for your practiceEarlier this month, federal judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled against the proposed $54 billion merger between Anthem and Cigna, the second- and third-largest commercial health insurers in the country.
White men need to do their part and make healthcare safe again
White men need to do their part and make healthcare safe againYes, white women voted for Trump in large numbers as well, but, across the country, the Republican leadership primarily relies on the votes of white men. For now, this is the group that is most powerful when it steps up.
The key to understanding consumer-centric healthcareFor over a decade, we have seen the steady rise of consumerism in healthcare. Far more than an emerging trend, it is now something that will dramatically alter the U.S. healthcare delivery system...for the better.
What a Gorsuch Supreme Court appointment could mean to healthcare
What a Gorsuch Supreme Court appointment could mean to healthcarePhysicians have mixed feelings about Donald Trump’s nominee.
No matter the fate of Obamacare, doctors stand ready to help patientsFor physicians, this sort of uncertainty is business as usual.
How to navigate direct pay successfully
How to navigate direct pay successfullyFocus on patients not payers
Advocates look to Congress for new patient matching systemA small crack is developing in the long-standing federal prohibition against the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) involvement in efforts to improve matching patients with their medical records
Why physicians must step up, address social determinants of healthA growing movement argues physicians must address the economic and social forces behind patient health
Top MACRA apps physicians need to downloadA look at apps that can help physicians in the transition to value-based Medicare reimbursement