ophthalmologists

The role of ophthalmologists in the opioid epidemicAn observational cohort study, published in JAMA Ophthalmology, used Medicare Part D data to assess the number of opioid prescriptions written by ophthalmologists in the United States.
Payments to specialists could yo-yo under MIPSAvalere conducted an analysis to assess the effect of MIPS. Here are the surprising results.
Poll: Most important non-medical skills for healthcare providersA new poll has interesting findings related to patient preferences and needs. Read more.
NC ODs say laser privileges will expand access to care
Proposed Medicare Part B rule would cut payments for some drugsNew analysis finds proposed Medicare payment changes for physician-administered drugs would reduce reimbursement for those that cost more than $480 per day in 2016. Seven of the 10 drugs that constitute the largest reduction in reimbursement are used to treat cancer.