The Department of Health and Human Services Friday released guidance on its priorities for physician-focused payment models to help stakeholders who are crafting proposed models for its technical advisory committee (PTAC) to review and potentially recommend. In addition to the 10 criteria established by regulation, HHS said it will give priority to models expected to reduce avoidable events by at least 10 percent and/or mortality by at least 2 percent; reduce expenditures by $10 billion a year once expanded nationally; and empower beneficiaries by increasing choice and access.
As more female physicians enter the workforce and face challenges that can lead to burnout, the AHA has joined with five medical organizations to bring…
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released additional guidance on the physician fee schedule final rule for calendar year 2019.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued its final rule to update the Physician Fee Schedule for calendar year 2019.
AHA Stat Blog: Three questions with an ED physician on using new ICD-10 codes to help stop human trafficking
Wendy Macias-Konstantopoulos, M.D., director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Human Trafficking Initiative, shares how clinicians are key to stopping the…
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today proposed to update physician fee schedule rates by 0.25% in calendar year 2019.