Physician’s political party could affect healthcare, study finds October 26, 2016 By Keith Loria The care you receive from your doctor could depend on whether he or she is a Democrat or Republican Top risks for doctors under MACRA The risk for physicians is real, but solutions do exist. Will your system be ready for EHRs and Medicare reform? October 25, 2016 By Ken Terry 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 progress October 25, 2016 By Joseph Burns The 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? 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 October 14, 2016 By Todd Shryock The 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 October 14, 2016 By Jeff Bendix Fewer 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 office October 12, 2016 By Jeanette Hurt Thinking 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 October 12, 2016 By John Frank Regardless 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 president October 10, 2016 By Keith L. Martin While 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.