Medicare-for-all further emboldens the entities currently abusing Medicare. Medicare will get bigger, so waste, fraud and abuse will get bigger.
It is now considered negligent for practitioners to try navigating the treacherous sea of real world practice without a registry to monitor and improve performance. Thanks to Codman, the surgeons had about 100 years head start. We have a lot of catching up to do.
The electronic health record, as well as claims data, has become the source material for Medicare’s big data analytics platform… and it will manage how we practice medicine.
I keep hearing numbers thrown around about how many patients might become uninsured with one change or another, but no one talks about how many patients currently THINK they have insurance, but they actually DON’T.
From The Editor Tue, 12/13/16 – 16:02 Login to Download PDF version Issue Number: Volume 10 Issue 12 – December
I am explaining MIPS, the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Although MIPS does not begin until 2017, 85% of the MIPS
For over a decade we had an annual crisis of uncertainty regarding Medicare physician payments. Under the Sustainable Growth Rate