MACRA changes physician reimbursement model January 01, 2017 By Kathryn Foxhall The new “MACRA” system, underway as of January 2017, massively changes the way physicians are paid under Medicare and will impact pediatricians indirectly but substantially, say experts. Top 8 most-read articles of 2016 We’ve rounded up our most popular articles from the past year, and each one not only had a big impact when they were published, they continue to prove their staying power through the continued conversations they still create on social media. Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017 For the fourth consecutive year, Medical Economics reveals its list of obstacles physicians will face in the coming year and, more importantly, how to overcome them. Top 9 most talked about blogs of 2016 We’ve rounded up our nine most popular blogs, which had the most reader interaction, shares and website visits. Read on to find out which topics your colleagues couldn’t stop talking about. Top managed care trends to watch in 2017 Here’s what managed healthcare executives should keep an eye on moving into the new year. Is DPC a viable way to MACRA-proof your practice? A brief look at one alternative practice model to traditional, insurance-based primary care. 7 scariest acronyms of healthcare explained December 10, 2016 By Joe McDonald The healthcare industry loves its acronyms, making it a little like a confusing, high-stakes version of alphabet soup. New acronyms are constantly introduced into the healthcare landscape, each signifying change and a new challenge. Top 2017 challenges healthcare executives face December 08, 2016 By Karen Appold Results from Managed Healthcare Executive’s annual State of the Industry Survey reveal which issues will hit managed healthcare hardest in 2017. How will Trump change healthcare? 6 of the biggest questions answered November 29, 2016 By Karen Appold Experts share how Trump could change Obamacare coverage, accessibility, affordability, Medicare/Medicaid, price transparency, and more. 10 Things to know about HHS Secretary-designate Tom Price A former private practice physician is poised to become the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Here’s what physicians should know about him.