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Study finds 50% of practices that don’t offer Medicare annual wellness visits are taking a revenue hit

February 8, 2018

Via: FierceHealthcare

Almost half of physician practices may be missing out on an opportunity to generate revenue by providing annual wellness visits to Medicare patients, according to a new study. Many practices have been slow to adopt annual wellness visits, which Medicare […]


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Many Americans don’t have a primary care doctor

January 13, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

Some 28% of U.S. men and 17% of women don’t have a personal doctor or healthcare provider, according to a government survey. The problem is worse among minorities, according to an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation of data provided […]


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Docs: Patients must take responsibility for health outcomes

December 19, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

Many physicians are unhappy that they will be subject to penalties under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act for patient outcomes beyond their control. Indeed, doctors who responded to a recent Medscape article about best practices to deal with patients […]