Decreasing documentation requirements leads to decreasing reimbursement for the same amount of clinical work.
Coding expert Bill Dacey reacts to CMS’s 2019 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule that would collapse office Evaluation and Management code levels—and payment rates.
Here are five reasons why CMS’s proposed Physician Fee Schedule for Evaluation and Management guidelines might improve patient care.
This doctor believes the American health care system can and must do better in terms of providing for patients.
The U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory recommending more Americans carry the opioid reversing drug naloxone.
President Trump relieved David Shulkin, MD, as Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), replacing him with White House physician, Rear Adm., Ronny Jackson, MD.
Regardless of what changes are ultimately made to MACRA, the overall market is staunchly marching towards value-based payment models.
A recent poll found that 80 percent of Americans believe drug prices are too high, while only 39 percent have faith in it being fixed.
In part two of this series, attorney, Efrem Grail shares six more tips on how to avoid trouble from the law when prescribing opioids.
As Medicare increasingly emphasizes value-based care, AAFP leadership is guiding primary-care physicians with its new model.