Physician practices are the keystone to the healthcare industry’s shift to value-based care. Technology tools such data analytics and automated communication can help practices provide preventive care and assist with population health management duties.
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.
A recent announcement by CMS for comments may be a welcome reprieve for physicians.
Don’t make MIPS a guessing game. Create and implement quality improvement strategies for the 2018 MIPS program and beyond.
Negotiating with health plans is not about who you are or what you do. It is about fair compensation for what you deliver.
Physicians and practices should keep a keen eye on healthcare mergers and acquisitions in order to serve their patients—and remain in business.
In the transition from volume to value, there are three keys to keep in mind to make things beneficial for physicians and patients.
Many hospitals have built and grown to diversify fee for service. The movement to shift risk to them leaves many in jeopardy.
A concierge doc shares his experiences with using chatbot technology as a way to provide patients more value.
As Medicare increasingly emphasizes value-based care, AAFP leadership is guiding primary-care physicians with its new model.