healthcare

Medicaid expansion must remain safe in healthcare reform
Medicaid expansion must remain safe in healthcare reformAlthough I am no great fan, there is a very favorable element of the ACA that I would be loath to see disappear.
Congress swings and misses on healthcare reform efforts
Congress swings and misses on healthcare reform effortsI have loved baseball for as long as I can remember, but as I get older, I have the same problems with those who play our national pastime that I have with our national representatives in government.
Despite White House shake-up, value-based pay is here to stayCommercial payers, large employers and leading provider systems across the nation have fully embraced this transformation and they will not simply revert back to the fee-for-service system of healthcare delivery and reimbursement.
How physicians can limit their risk in healthcare marketingHealthcare professionals must be careful when hiring marketers because of complex laws that could result in fines and criminal penalties.
What AHCA’s failure means for physicians
What AHCA’s failure means for physiciansWhile Republicans have pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) after failing to gather enough support for its passage, physicians can expect little to change—for now.
Healthcare is only “safe” when physicians work for patientsThis post is in rebuttal to the blog post by Dr. Monya De, "White men need to do their part and make healthcare safe again."
Primary care physicians react to AHCA
Primary care physicians react to AHCAFrom calling it “a step backward” to “complex and confusing,” primary care physicians told Medical Economics they have doubts about GOP healthcare reform plans.
The perils of price lists for private practicesThe details of what will come when the Affordable Care Act is repealed are not yet finalized, however high on President Donald Trump's list on healthcare reform is the idea that patients should have the ability to compare prices before they decide on a doctor or facility for their healthcare.
The future of United States healthcareCreating a system where health outcomes are paramount is key. Here’s what stakeholders need to do.
The largest cause of medical errors is congressThere has been much published in both the medical and lay press about the magnitude of errors in medicine. This is a contentious subject with wildly variable results most likely due to the difficulties associated with the many and varied complexities of clinical medicine.