The Affordable Care Act added a new Medicare Annual Wellness Visit. Contrary to patient and physician expectations, it is not a physical exam.
Is private-office healthcare in its death throes? Was the just-passed health reform legislation the final thrust to push out independent physicians? Find out what editorial director Bob Keaveney has to say.
Physicians have long been worried about protecting themselves from malpractice claims. But, now the uncertainty of healthcare reform promises to muddy the financial waters. What to do?
New Medicare coverage for smoking cessation counseling
Medical coding guidance on prevention planning; the ICD-10 transition; ABN advice; and more.
It's been a wild year in healthcare. And you ain't seen nothing yet.
Large numbers of Americans have been cutting back deeply on needed and preventive care. Now is the time to plot a survival strategy with fewer patients who spend more frugally.
Today’s physicians are more determined than ever to take control of their future. They just aren’t doing it through the American Medical Association anymore.
The results of our annual Technology Survey are available this month, and since so many of you have been kind enough to tell us how you’re using technology to do your job, it seems only fair to tell you how we’re using it to do ours.