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High Court Gives Teeth to Physician Exclusion Cases
Can a Supreme Court ruling on teeth whitening make the case against physician exclusion in narrow networks, exchange plans, etc.? Perhaps.
Is This the Year the "Doc Fix" Becomes Reality?
Without a compromise by March 31, physicians treating Medicare patients will face a 21 percent reduction in payments. But there is hope.
There is No Perfect State for Physicians to Practice
A new ranking of best states for physicians to practice by the AAPS has its limits, but provides interesting food for thought.
It's Time to Move to ICD-10, Not for Another Delay
Halting ICD-10 implementation now would be a huge burden to medical practices. It's not time for another delay; it's time to get to work.
MOC and Me: Tales of an Internal Medicine Physician
So the ABIM admits they got it wrong when it comes to maintenance of certification. Great, but what about my experiences over the past decade?
The HIPAA Threat Tied to Online Patient Behavior
When patients "check in" via social media, it may help cyber-thieves check out their personal information, something practices should be aware of.
Is Healthcare.gov Using Google to Spy on Shoppers?
Recent reports accuse the federal government of doing exactly what HIPAA prohibits: sending consumer data to private companies for sales and marketing.
CMS Extends Meaningful Use Tech Hardship Exception
Robert Tennant of the Medical Group Management Association explains the ins and outs of CMS extending its hardship exception regarding meaningful use technology.
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