Blog Archives

ARCHIVES: JULY 2016


12x Return on Investment

CMS saved $42 billion over two years by preventing fraud and improper payments, driven in large part by an increasingly sophisticated predictive modeling system.

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Money Talk

Modern Healthcare releases a substantial physician compensation survey that will help practices understand how their compensation compares to the broad market.

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Ms. Lynch Pressers

The Department of Justice files suit to stop the proposed Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers.

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Who Is Joe Biden?

A recent survey finds 50% of physicians have not heard of MACRA and another 32% recognize the name, but know virtually nothing about it.

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Parting Shots

In an editorial, President Obama asks Congress to reconsider adding the ‘public option’ to the Affordable Care Act.

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Andy’s Open to a Deal

CMS’ Slavitt tells the Senate Finance Committee that based on feedback from many physician groups the agency is considering some changes to ease the start of MACRA.

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