healthcare

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.
Top 8 things doctors need to know about 2018 MACRA proposed rule
Top 8 things doctors need to know about 2018 MACRA proposed ruleThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its proposed rule for year two of the Quality Payment Program portion of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), affecting who’s eligible and how quality scores are calculated.
Marketing tips for healthcare practicesMarketing efforts on behalf of doctors should be approached with care.
How well do you understand MIPS?Although MIPS can affect a small practice’s income, polls show that most physicians still know little about it. How much do you know? Take our quiz and find out!
Foreign-born physicians struggle with visa processing changeThe change has been problematic because it adds more uncertainty and extra wait time in a long, bureaucratic process, which then may jeopardize their jobs.
House healthcare bill would end coverage for 23 million by 2026About 23 million Americans would lose healthcare coverage over the next nine years if the bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives were to become law, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
May News Quiz
May News QuizThe last few months have seen an avalanche of news coming from Washington. But while most of the focus has been on politics, healthcare has seen its share of newsworthy developments too. Have you been keeping up? Find out by taking the Medical Economics news quiz!
Can the looming physician shortage be stopped?While the nation debates the policy and payment issues in healthcare, a quiet crisis may be brewing behind the scenes.
United Airlines fiasco should be a healthcare wakeup call
United Airlines fiasco should be a healthcare wakeup callThe forcible removal of a passenger from the United Airlines flight has reminded flyers of their general dissatisfaction with the airline industry. Perhaps surprisingly, it should also be a stern warning to physicians