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Price spikes drove employer-based healthcare spending in 2016

Price spikes drove employer-based healthcare spending in 2016

Higher prices — not the use of more healthcare services — drove increased healthcare spending in 2016 among patients covered by employer-sponsored plans.

Few doctors see Medicare pay bumps for care quality

By Virgil Dickson  |  January 22, 2018
Few doctors see Medicare pay bumps for care quality

Less than 2% of the 1.1 million clinicians billing Medicare this year will receive a raise stemming from a pay-for-performance program that rewards doctors for improving patients' quality of care.



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