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Top 10 workplaces for PCPs to earn higher salaries
Top 10 workplaces for PCPs to earn higher salariesRead on to find out the top industries primary care physicians bring in the revenue.
Here's why high-level E/M codes mean more moneyWhen documented and coded appropriately, high-level E/M codes translate into greater reimbursement than their lower-level counterparts
Physicians, healthcare industry react to 2018 MACRA proposed rule
Physicians, healthcare industry react to 2018 MACRA proposed ruleHere’s a roundup of some reactions to the proposal rule, both from organizations and practicing physicians.
Treating and diagnosing myopiaAndrew Morgenstern, OD, FAAO, sits down to talk myopia in children and adults, how to treat it, and how to go prevent it at the American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, DC.
Understanding the role of inflammation in dry eyeOptometry Times Editorial Advisory Board members Leslie E. O’Dell. OD, FAAO, and Scott Hauswirth, OD, FAAO, discuss their recent lecture on inflammation and the role it plays in ocular surface diseases at the American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, DC.
ODs must embrace new technologies, says AOA panelDisruptive technology is here to stay, and ODs must embrace it as new technologies continue to be developed and patients are eager to get their hands on them.
Top patient medications and their ocular side effectsODs must take the time to ask patients about current medication use because adverse reactions are more likely in patients who previously had allergic reactions, says Blair Lonsberry, OD, MS, MEd, FAAO, at the American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, DC.
MACRA’s virtual groups unveiledWhile small practices now know exactly what “virtual groups” are, will they participate? Even CMS is skeptical of their success in 2018.
Senate bill to repeal Obamacare cuts Medicaid, subsidies for the poor
Senate bill to repeal Obamacare cuts Medicaid, subsidies for the poorThe Senate plan negotiated in secret by Republican leaders and released Thursday would eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s insurance mandate, extensively cut Medicaid and reduce subsidies for low-income patients.
Wealth should not make health. Period.
Wealth should not make health. Period.In America, there is an incontrovertible truth: the richer you are, the healthier you are likely to be.