Population Health Special Report

Chronic care management success
Chronic care management successAt first glance, Medicare’s new chronic care management (CCM) billing code, which became available January 1, looks like a major opportunity for primary care practices. But many practices will find it difficult to meet the requirements for billing the code, and a major reason is the limitations of today’s electronic health record (EHR) systems.
Physicians with both MDs and MBAs practice less, move into leadership, businessAs more medical schools offer dual medical doctor and Master of Business Administration degrees, a new study measures the impact of the burgeoning educational trend on physicians’ career opportunities.