U.S. hospitals will have to post their standard prices online and make it easier for patients to access their electronic medical records, Medicare officials said.
Physicians do not meaningfully engage with skilled home health care agencies in the certification of Medicare beneficiaries' plans of care.
Almost 30% of eligible practices failed to register and report data in the first year of the Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier program.
A recently published article exposes a gaping hole in the access to an effective first-line therapy for a portion of patients with cluster headache in the United States.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a final rule that could result in steep payment reductions for physicians of certain specialties in 2018.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has launched an initiative to examine which provider regulations should be discarded or revamped amid concerns that the regulations are reducing the amount of time that physicians spend with patients.
Physicians have 2 extra weeks to preview their 2016 performance information as a result of a mistake related to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Physician Compare online resource.
A physician shares his insights on how Medicare's guidelines can potentially create a barrier when caring for patients.
Medicaid's best-price rule is not as serious a problem as drug manufacturers imply, although it may affect novel pricing arrangements.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services added new online resources to assist physicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and to those exploring the opportunities available.
Longitudinal opioid prescribing patterns suggest that regular use among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is slightly declining.
Implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act has made fundamental changes to the government's approach to physician payment.
Medicare patients treated by higher-spending physicians are just as likely to be re-admitted or die within 30 days of being admitted as those treated by low-precribing physicians.
Virtaj Singh, MD, highlights the successes of the Multi-society Pain Work Group (MPW), which resulted in Medicare modifying its approach to coverage.
Joining an Independent Physician Association or an Accountable Care Organization to facilitate data collection, reporting, and coordination of care.
A small fraction of prescriptions for Medicare patients are for opioid agonist therapy, despite higher rates of abuse.
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