Medicaid expansion must remain safe in healthcare reform April 29, 2017 By Lori Rousche MD Although I am no great fan, there is a very favorable element of the ACA that I would be loath to see disappear. GOP Doctors Caucus: We’re watching MACRA April 10, 2017 By Joseph Burns The 16-member caucus remain concerned about how the law could affect physicians. Despite White House shake-up, value-based pay is here to stay Commercial payers, large employers and leading provider systems across the nation have fully embraced this transformation and they will not simply revert back to the fee-for-service system of healthcare delivery and reimbursement. Fight not over to preserve ideal patient care, says ACP April 03, 2017 By Keith L. Martin Congress still has work to do to assist U.S patients and physicians, says internist group What AHCA’s failure means for physicians March 27, 2017 By Todd Shryock While 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. How federal policy has worsened the U.S. primary care shortage Loud and clear warnings forecasting the current shortage of primary care physicians in the United States date back to the early 2000s. Pharmacists to Descend on Washington March 24, 2017 By Christine Blank DIR fees and health-care reform will lead pharmacists’ legislative concerns. Primary care physicians react to AHCA March 16, 2017 By Keith L. Martin From calling it “a step backward” to “complex and confusing,” primary care physicians told Medical Economics they have doubts about GOP healthcare reform plans. GOP ACA replacement plan: 4 things health execs should know March 16, 2017 By Karen Appold What should managed care executives know about the GOP ACA replacement plan? Find out.