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Physician predictions for 2017
Physician predictions for 2017Physicians from across the nation look into the future to predict what the coming year might bring for healthcare.
Most noteworthy physician quotes of 2016
Most noteworthy physician quotes of 2016In the annals of healthcare, the year 2016 surely will stand out. Read on for the top quotes of 2016 from the pages of Medical Economics.
Key considerations for implementing a chronic care management programCare for chronically ill patients represents the most expensive segment of Medicare, with more than 93% of spending going to those with multiple chronic conditions.
Physicians can’t serve patients aloneFace it: Patients today are OK with not seeing a physician when it comes to their care.
Your Voice: Doctors can be paid to put patient care on back burner
Deciphering the complex world of Medicare payment models
Is DPC a viable way to MACRA-proof your practice?
Is DPC a viable way to MACRA-proof your practice?A brief look at one alternative practice model to traditional, insurance-based primary care.
7 scariest acronyms of healthcare explained
7 scariest acronyms of healthcare explainedThe healthcare industry loves its acronyms, making it a little like a confusing, high-stakes version of alphabet soup. New acronyms are constantly introduced into the healthcare landscape, each signifying change and a new challenge.
Obamacare rising costs creating challenges for physicians
Obamacare rising costs creating challenges for physiciansWith President-Elect Donald Trump having campaigned vowing to repeal Obamacare, there are some who feel that the federal government’s announcement that premiums for midlevel health plans under the Affordable Care Act are expected to increase by an average of 25% in 2017 is nothing to worry about.
10 Things to know about HHS Secretary-designate Tom Price
10 Things to know about HHS Secretary-designate Tom PriceA former private practice physician is poised to become the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Here’s what physicians should know about him.