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JAC 2017: IPAB repeal, liability reform see renewed focusTwo topics of particular relevance at the 2017 Joint Advocacy Conference were IPAB repeal and medical liability reform, both of which have legislative initiatives currently gaining momentum in Congress.
Docs risk reputation damage by reporting minimal MIPS dataThis year, physicians can avoid a payment penalty in the Medicare Quality Payment Program by simply submitting a minimal amount of data. But that small amount of data could cause a bigger problem in 2019.
Here's why physicians need to stay the course with MACRAStaying the course is the best option
Start MACRA reporting with a HIPAA risk assessment, or don’t start at allHere are five key security risk assessment elements to identify and remediate.
Q&A with ACP's Bob Doherty on future of healthcarePhysicians should prepare for uncertainty coming out of Washington, D.C. because President Donald Trump is poised to shake up healthcare policy, says Robert Doherty, senior vice president for governmental affairs and public policy for the American College of Physicians (ACP).
Flexibility guides EHR futureCMS' meaningful use program for electronic health records (EHRs) has morphed into the Advancing Care Information (ACI) initiative, which loosens restrictions for earning EHR bonuses.
How to navigate direct pay successfully
How to navigate direct pay successfullyFocus on patients not payers
Top MACRA apps physicians need to downloadA look at apps that can help physicians in the transition to value-based Medicare reimbursement
Need to create doctor-friendly technology is more important than ever
Need to create doctor-friendly technology is more important than everExperts urge developers to learn from the mistakes of EHRs
Top tips for physicians to deal with uncertainty
Top tips for physicians to deal with uncertaintyPhysicians have always had to be keenly aware of changes in healthcare, from new innovations to updated approaches to patient care. But these days, palliative care internist Amy Davis, DO, is also keeping one eye on healthcare policy developments emanating from Washington, D.C.