While it doesn’t seem that end-of-life counseling ought to be the job of the “wound doctor,” the fact is that we may see patients more frequently than their primary care doctor, and we likely spend more time with patients at each visit.
Writing comment letters on draft policy is a giant game of Whack-a-Mole, and every year we get farther behind.
Mosquito-borne diseases are frequently misdiagnosed, seriously under-reported and are definitely not rare.
To anyone who thinks a completely socialized medical system is the answer, well, “Yer aff yer heid!”
With the gutting of the bonus payments originally possible in MIPS, the small upwards fee adjustments available under MIPS can’t adjust for this, and the cost of complying with the Quality Payment Program (QPP) is exacerbating the problem.
The big question these days is whether doctors are IN or OUT of MIPS.
You seriously have to watch this to believe it.