Bundled payments led to a "win-win-win-win" reality for one Texas hospital struggling to contain costs. Listen to the podcast interview. (©ArinaPHabich/Shutterstock.com)
Senate AHCA Bill Draws Sharp Criticism from Medical Groups
The Senate repeal and replace of Obamacare was published this week and like the House version, it faces strong resistance from medical groups.
AMA Pushing for Drug Price Transparency
The AMA is requesting drug makers be more transparent with pricing so that consumers know the true cost of what they are purchasing.
MGMA Survey Finds Gender Disparity in Physician Compensation
New survey shows difference in pay between male and female docs. CMS announces states now have until 2022 to meet Medicaid standards of care requirements.
Amid ACA Uncertainty, Value-based Care Will Survive
No one can accurately predict what will happen with the ACA, but that doesn't mean physicians can't chart a path forward.
AMA Offers Advice in Wake of ACA Repeal Failure
With the GOP's efforts to repeal the ACA having gone awry, what's next for health policy? The AMA President-Elect weighs in.
New CMS Chief Confirmed Amid Controversy
Controversy continues as the GOP healthcare bill clears its first hurdles.
Would the American Health Care Act Benefit Patients?
A lot has been said about the proposed GOP healthcare bill, but, if implemented, would it be beneficial?
Healthcare Reform for Rheumatologists, Take-a-Way Lessons
In this interview, Herbert S. B. Baraf, MD, FACP, MACR, provides his take-a-ways from ACR/ARHP 2015 about new reimbursement policies affecting private practice rheumatologists.
Physicians should understand the key features of MACRA and changes that lie ahead, say Duke University healthcare policy experts writing in JAMA
Report: Specialty Drugs Unaffordable for Consumers
If recent trends in specialty drug price increases continue unabated, an increasing number of consumers may be unable to afford specialty medications.
Patients Miss Out When Research Stalls
"At the moment, just publishing the research and presenting it at meetings and writing guidelines doesn't seem to be enough," says Dr. Rachelle Buchbinder.
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