We have done so much, for so long, with so little, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.
If any wound care practitioner has looked at their Quality and Resource Use Report (QRUR), you might have gotten a shock.
The issue for me is not so much that the patients were hospitalized, but that Medicare holds me accountable for the fact that they got hospitalized, and there is no mechanism for me to explain to Medicare that I’m just their Wound Care doctor.
The number of hyperbaric treatments that have been provided to traditional Medicare beneficiaries has plummeted. We are back to 2009 numbers.
“Medicare for All” is a looming reality, as the country throws away its future and becomes the Unites States Socialist Republic.
The big question these days is whether doctors are IN or OUT of MIPS.