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POLICY

Physician’s political party could affect healthcare, study finds
Physician’s political party could affect healthcare, study findsThe care you receive from your doctor could depend on whether he or she is a Democrat or Republican
Top risks for doctors under MACRAThe risk for physicians is real, but solutions do exist.
Will your system be ready for EHRs and Medicare reform?Federal reimbursement changes are coming, so physicians need to ensure that data collection tools are up to the task.
EHR vendors to D.C.: Onslaught of regulations hurting progressThe healthcare information technology (HIT) marketplace—not Congress—should solve the problems with technology to aid physicians, according to electronic health record (EHR) vendors.
Is MACRA legal?
Is MACRA legal?MACRA, with all of its distractions and fool’s errands, not only interferes with the way we practice, but threatens our compensation if we don’t get with the program.
6 things doctors need to know about MACRA final rule
6 things doctors need to know about MACRA final ruleThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) October 14. Here’s what physicians need to know.
Small practices get relief in final MACRA rule
Small practices get relief in final MACRA ruleFewer doctors will need to report quality data to the government next year, and the requirements for those who do report will be more flexible under the final version of the rule implementing Medicare payment reform.
Top 15 tips for physicians considering political officeThinking of stepping into the political arena? Irene Aguilar, M.D., Mike Ritze, D.O., MFSA, and Edward J. Canfield, D.O. give their top 15 tips for physicians considering a run for office...
Even if Trump loses, Republicans still targeting ACA repeal
Even if Trump loses, Republicans still targeting ACA repealRegardless of whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump emerge victorious on Election Day, Republicans will continue their quest to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
An open letter to the next presidentWhile the closest we got to healthcare during the campaign was the fate of the Affordable Care Act—and perhaps your own personal health—physicians (nearly one million strong at last count) are facing a number of serious issues as you prepare to take the oath and move into the White House.