The government is providing time-sensitive incentives to drive EHR adoption. There's a lot to learn, let's get started.
Did you know there is going to be a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation? The authority comes from the new health reform law. And it appears to give the Health and Human Services Secretary enormous discretion to try almost any new idea she finds interesting.
The exodus of doctors from Medicare and likely from private practice altogether - is accelerating.
Nationally recognized oncology consultant takes a look at Medicare coding. Seems like the devil is in the details when it comes to Medicare…
For the first time in Medicare history, the Medicare Chief Actuary has called the projections in a Medicare Trustees Report “unreasonable” and “implausible” and encouraged everyone to ignore them and view instead an “Illustrative Alternative” report.
We are pleased to announce that internationally regarded radiation oncologist, Nora Janjan, MD, Editor-in-Chief of ONCOLOGY, will parlay her policy expertise and serve as Editor for the journal’s new Practice & Policy department set to launch in the September edition.
Since Obama signed healthcare reform into law, 22 states have filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of reform; at least 36 states have introduced initiatives repealing all or parts of healthcare reform.
A 2-day meeting on the impact of Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategies (REMS) kicked off with feedback from a provider group, which expressed a desire for more input by outside stakeholders on the development of specific REMS.
Paper records are soon to be a thing of the past, like it or not. Check out this one-stop guide to help you navigate the murky waters of government-mandated electronic healthcare records: Supplied by Physician’s Practice.
A New England Journal of Medicine editorial by Dan L. Longo, MD, called the ability of Provenge to prolong the survival in prostate cancer patients without having any measurable effect on the tumor “surprising” and “hard to understand.”