health law

Top ACA provisions employers want to keepA Willis Towers Watson survey finds that employers see enhancing the employee experience in healthcare as key to boosting health engagement.
Nine ways Trump could impact healthcare accessWill Trump’s policies hamper or improve healthcare access? Experts weigh in.
Four ways Trump’s SCOTUS nominee will affect healthcareSCOTUS nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch could have an impact on healthcare. Here’s how.
Five healthcare policies to expect under President TrumpAs Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president, health policy experts share with Managed Healthcare Executive what’s next for healthcare.
Could we experience an economic funk over an Obamacare repeal?A repeal of key provisions of the health law could lead to significant economic disruption and substantial job losses in every state, according to a new study.
6 things doctors need to know about MACRA final rule
6 things doctors need to know about MACRA final ruleThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) October 14. Here’s what physicians need to know.
Internist has starring role at RNC
Internist has starring role at RNCAlvarado, a 46-year-old internist and pediatrician, will not be discussing healthcare during remarks, and will instead focus on immigration issues. In 2014, Alvarado became the first Hispanic elected to state office in Kentucky, according to the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky.
MACRA author calls for delay in reporting requirements
MACRA author calls for delay in reporting requirementsPhysicians won’t have to start reporting quality under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) until next July at the earliest, if the law’s co-author has his way.
What is the price of physician stress and burnout?
What is the price of physician stress and burnout?Unfortunately, for many physicians, the professional rewards of status, security, and meaningful work are threatened by an avalanche of responsibility and stress characterizing today’s practice environment and further contributing to an escalating epidemic of physician stress and burnout.
Congress works to ease year-long Meaningful Use reportingPhysicians treating Medicare patients may get some relief this year from the reporting requirements under the Meaningful Use rules, thanks to a bill in both houses of Congress. But that relief is far from guaranteed.