Physicians are beginning to question how fair the match program is and whether it meets the needs of doctors-in-training and patients.
Physician compensation rose only slightly for most medical specialties in 2017 indicating the steady growth in pay seen over the past several years may have started to slow.
Physician-owned practices with more non-physicians earned $100,748 more in net income, according to a new report from the Medical Group Management Association.
Although providers are concerned that the CMS' plan to overhaul some Medicare billing codes could spark underpayment and fraud, CMS officials say there's no reason to worry yet.
Andrea Walsh took over as CEO in June 2017. It's been mostly smooth sailing for Walsh, but an easy start shouldn't be surprising given Walsh's 23-year tenure at HealthPartners, most recently as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
Most health systems that responded to Modern Healthcare's Hospital Systems Survey said hiring more physicians either did not materially change their financial performance or actually improved it, a surprising finding given research that shows hospitals lose money on employed physicians.
The massive physician payment rule continues a trend of exempting a large number of doctors from MIPS.
The proposed rule for the Medicare physician fee schedule for 2019 offers hints that the CMS will keep focusing on transparency and cost reduction in Medicare.
In a sweeping rule, the CMS is taking multiple steps to reduce documentation requirements on doctors and to pay them for telehealth visits. The proposed rule includes some significant changes to administration of MACRA.
Smartphones and tablets have been with us for about a decade. Fortunately or unfortunately, these devices have become an extension of who we are. We rely on them for just about everything—from taking and sending high-resolution photos to conducting meetings or visiting with family and friends...
The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville requires addicted patients admitted for medical treatment of drug-use associated infections to submit to tough new conduct rules.
Some U.S. physicians would like hospitals to consider opening safe-injection sites on their campuses to reduce the chance of addicted patients overdosing on illicit drugs while receiving medical treatment, as two Canadian hospitals recently have done.