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The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted its mid-year 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award to a select...
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WASHINGTON – Population-level outcomes measures are the key focus of a proposed program to replace Medicare’s new MIPS program.
SAN DIEGO – PGY-1 residents report spending 13+ hours a day on electronic medical records.
Could revoking the individual mandate trigger lower Medicare reimbursement?
Ms. Verma wrapped her thoughts on value and quality in her broader vision for CMS as one of patient empowerment.
One proposed change could disproportionately effect young physicians.
ACA reform, the opioid crisis, contraception coverage, and EHR burdens also were discussed.
30% more plans selected so far, compared with last year’s open enrollment.
From the Washington Office
For 2018, we still expect that the majority of surgeons eligible to participate in the QPP will do so via the MIPS pathway.