Business of Medicine
Fewer plans have been selected, compared with last year, but the gap has closed since week 1.
Even now, in the era of texting and e-mail, the telephone remains our primary point of contact with new and long-time patients.
Despite some big wins, it wasn't a clean sweep for Medicaid in the Nov. 6, elections.
Out-of-pocket spending for acute leukemia topped $5,100 in the year after diagnosis.
Plan selections for the first week were down, compared with last year.
From the Journals
Review of payment records shows some undisclosed payments of $10,000 or more.
CMS has delayed its proposed collapsing of E/M codes, while reducing documentation requirements for health providers in its 2019 fee schedule.
Group’s lobbying efforts keep it on top of the health sector in terms of spending.
Both efforts play into the parallel narratives dominating the bitter political debate over the ACA.
Doctors raise concerns that past mistakes will recur or access issues will increase.