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Q&A: Does Tort Reform Affect Rates of Diagnostic Imaging Services?
Recent study examines diagnostic imaging rate differences for all states; lead author Seth Stein, MD, helps dissect the information in this Q&A.
The Sunshine Act: How to Report, Dispute Physician Payments
Not only is it important that physicians report payments via the Sunshine Act, but also verify they match the amount the gift-giver is also reporting to CMS.
The Problem with ACOs: No Incentive for Patients
Though more and more accountable care organizations are cropping up across the country, I don't believe they will be effective. Here's why.
A New Financial Model for Primary-Care Providers
Value-based reimbursement has a bad reputation because it is misunderstood. Done correctly, through an IPA, it could be primary care’s saving grace.
Medical Practices See No New Patient Increase, Despite ACA
More than 8 million patients have signed up for insurance due to the ACA, according to HHS, but where are all of them?
The ABCs of ACOs: A Quick Primer for Physicians
Many are still confused about accountable care organizations. Here's how they came about, and how the Medicare ACO program works.
Four Major Challenges Harming Physicians' Reputations
These four challenges have the unfortunate ability to largely overshadow a physician's professional accomplishments, board certifications, and industry accolades.
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