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Obama Administration to move Medicare faster to payments based on quality care

Jan. 26, 2015 - The Obama administration Monday announced a goal of accelerating changes to Medicare so that within four years, half of the program’s traditional spending will go to doctors, hospitals and other providers that coordinate their patient care, stressing quality and frugality.

UnitedHealth's $43 Billion Exit From Fee-For-Service Medicine

Continuing the health insurance industry’s march further away from fee-for-service medicine, UnitedHealth Group (UNH) executives said this week they will increase value-based payments to doctors and hospitals by 20 percent this year to “north of $43 billion.” UnitedHealth, considered a barometer for the health insurance industry given its size, is rapidly

IT shops grapple with new healthcare codes for hurled turtles, fiery water skis

While much of the media's focus of late has been on electronic medical records (EMRs), what is proving to be a more daunting task is a new medical coding system affecting healthcare provider and insurance backend systems.

Doctors Want Employment, Not Marcus Welby Life

Very few young doctors are interested in starting their own ?solo practice? anymore, preferring to become employees of a larger group, hospital and even working for the government, two different physician recruitment studies out this week indicate. Only 2% of residents prefer a ?solo setting? as their first practice, according to


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