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MACRA’s virtual groups unveiledWhile small practices now know exactly what “virtual groups” are, will they participate? Even CMS is skeptical of their success in 2018.
Wealth should not make health. Period.
Wealth should not make health. Period.In America, there is an incontrovertible truth: the richer you are, the healthier you are likely to be.
Top 10 primary care doctors to follow on TwitterSome physicians embrace social media and use it to assist their peers and patients. Here are 10 of the best primary care accounts you should follow.
Top 8 things doctors need to know about 2018 MACRA proposed rule
Top 8 things doctors need to know about 2018 MACRA proposed ruleThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its proposed rule for year two of the Quality Payment Program portion of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), affecting who’s eligible and how quality scores are calculated.
Top 10 highest, lowest paying states for family medicineWe already told you the top best and worst paying states for internal medicine, but what about family medicine?
Risk management lessons from an opioid trial
Risk management lessons from an opioid trialThe use of opioid medications to treat pain is at a watershed moment in the United States.
New administration may mean new approach to HITExperts discuss how the federal government will approach technology during Trump presidency
New facility fees rule could slow practice acquisitionsHospital systems may no longer be quite as eager to acquire independent medical practices now that the government is scaling back a significant financial incentive for doing so
New state laws let patients refuse opioid prescriptionsFour states have passed laws allowing patients to insert directives into their medical records saying they refuse their physicians’ prescriptions for opioids.
Top 10 highest, lowest paying states for internal medicineWith so many changing variables these days, it has become even more important to maintain a steady income. Knowing whether or not your salary is amongst the highest, or lowest, in the country comes in handy when attempting to combat these struggles.