Health Law & Policy

CMS changes impacting primary care for the better
CMS changes impacting primary care for the betterA look at how Medicare is reforming primary care payment.
Taming the Wild West of mobile healthcareWithin the past decade, over 165,000 mobile health apps have launched, with thousands more on the way.
Healthcare is going gangbusters for the economy
Healthcare is going gangbusters for the economyThe economy is going gangbusters. According to an American Medical Association report, that's due in part to the healthcare industry.
American older adults sicker and poorer than 10 other countries, survey says
American older adults sicker and poorer than 10 other countries, survey saysOlder adults in the United States are sicker and more likely to skip treatment than senior patients in 10 other developed countries, according to an international survey by the Commonwealth Fund.
5 facts physicians should know about Anne Schuchat
5 facts physicians should know about Anne SchuchatAn HHS spokesperson told Medical Economics that Anne Schuchat, MD, formerly principal deputy director, is now the acting director of the CDC. With a background in internal medicine, here are five other facts physicians should know about the new head of the agency.
Top 10 metros doctors get the biggest pay raises
Top 10 metros doctors get the biggest pay raisesRead on to find out the top 10 metros physicians get the biggest pay raises.
Physicians leaving profession over EHRs
Physicians leaving profession over EHRsMany doctors uncomfortable with using the technology are exiting the biz
Six things to know about CMS' new bundled payment modelCMS unveiled a voluntary episode bundled payment model, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced). Here’s six things experts want you to know
Trump’s impact on ACA enrollment: What you need to knowHow did Trump’s actions in 2017 impact the health insurance marketplace and enrollment numbers? Find out.
How important is urology/gynecology collaboration?"It’s absolutely important. Because we have so much overlap in our patient population, our patients are best served by us working together," says one urologist.