The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of January.Read More
By David Squires & David Blumenthal MD – This was a tumultuous year in health care and elsewhere. Wherever we looked, the improbable and unbelievable became true and believable: from Brexit to a President-elect Trump,
By David Blumenthal MD & David Squires -Plans to expand bundled payment models in the Medicare program are one of several new payment alternatives in Medicare and Medicaid designed to hold health providers accountable for the cost and quality of care.
One of the ways that HITECH Answers is different from other media sites is the sense of community. The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of June.
By David Squires & David Blumenthal MD – There’s a lot to absorb in the proposed rule for implementing “MACRA”—the sprawling, bipartisan law passed in 2015 aimed at moving Medicare physician payment from rewarding volume to rewarding value. One question attracting scrutiny is whether the reforms will favor larger practices at the expense of smaller ones.
By David Blumenthal MD & David Squires – When it comes to historic changes in the U.S. health care system, few years could compete with 2014, but 2015 gave it a run for its money. With 2016 knocking at the door, it’s time to take a look back and round up the biggest health care events of the year.