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POLICY

Congress swings and misses on healthcare reform efforts
Congress swings and misses on healthcare reform effortsI 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.
Can virtual groups help independent practices?Viewed as a small-practice savior for data reporting, CMS has yet to reveal how they can assist with quality metrics
GOP Doctors Caucus: We’re watching MACRAThe 16-member caucus remain concerned about how the law could affect physicians.
Docs risk reputation damage by reporting minimal MIPS dataThis 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 ACPCongress still has work to do to assist U.S patients and physicians, says internist group
What AHCA’s failure means for physicians
What AHCA’s failure means for physiciansWhile 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 gapHow practicing physicians can help rebuild the next generation of doctors
Here's why physicians need to stay the course with MACRAStaying the course is the best option
How federal policy has worsened the U.S. primary care shortage
How federal policy has worsened the U.S. primary care shortageLoud 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 patientsThis post is in rebuttal to the blog post by Dr. Monya De, "White men need to do their part and make healthcare safe again."