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POLICY

Is outsourcing the key to solving physician burnout?
Is outsourcing the key to solving physician burnout?Running a physician practice is a lot different—and substantially more challenging—than it used to be.
Should Trump repeal all of Obamacare?
Should Trump repeal all of Obamacare?With the new president pledging to throw out the Affordable Care Act, he must be careful not to end up with a plan equally as unpopular.
Physicians dissatisfied with patient satisfaction surveysPatient feedback is important, but becomes problematic when linked to pay, doctors say.
How will the Trump administration change healthcare?
How will the Trump administration change healthcare?Donald Trump’s surprising win in the presidential election has put a renewed focus on what will happen to healthcare under the new administration.
Anti-Trump document draws hundreds of physician signatures
Anti-Trump document draws hundreds of physician signaturesCalling a Donald Trump presidency “a threat to the goals of medicine,” more than 600 physicians have signed a statement opposing him and urging others in the medical community to vote against the Republican presidential nominee.
Doctors get new flexibility in Meaningful Use reporting
Doctors get new flexibility in Meaningful Use reportingDoctors taking part in stage 2 of the Meaningful Use program for electronic health records (EHRs) will get some welcome flexibility in their reporting requirements next year.
Scaring young doctors straightScaring young doctors one reality check at a time.
Congress continues down the yellow brick fantasy road with MACRA
Congress continues down the yellow brick fantasy road with MACRAWhile Medicare and Medicaid are bankrupting federal and state governments because of deep structural flaws, our Congress refuses to address these flaws and to learn from its past mistakes.
MACRA won’t kill private practice says CMS’ SlavittNew Medicare reimbursement rules will focus on uniqueness of independent practices vs. single them out, says administrator.
GOP Doctors Caucus: We’ll fix MACRA if CMS won’tAs they analyze the 2,398-page final rule revamping Medicare reimbursement, Republican physician lawmakers say they will, if needed, intervene to improve the regulations for the nation’s physicians.