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The 96-hour rule and other ridiculous requirements in payments to small hospitals

Janice Boughton, MD, ACP Member, practiced in the Seattle area for four years and in rural Idaho for 17 years before deciding to take a few years off to see more ... places, learn more about medicine and increase her knowledge base and perspective by
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Who will cover 32 million more patients?

Debate continues today in the Senate on the fixes to health care legislation that passed in the House Sunday night and was signed just befo...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Congress resumes 'doc fix' debate, but the damage is done

The others are in urgent care or community health clinics. The trend is national, especially in rural health care regions across the country, such as Alabama.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Reforming health care reform

Republicans and Democrats are entrenching themselves for a renewed battle over health care reform. Republicans will examine ways to diminish...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Home-grown medical students more likely to stay nearby after graduation

This is the university that leads the nation for the percentage of students (about 20%) choosing family medicine. ... In Kansas, the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita accomplishes similar recruiting and retention efforts via its Scholars in
January 2020

Does Group Health's "Medical Home" Leave The Poor Behind?

This post by Richard A. Cooper, FACP, appeared at Better Health. Group Health has published two papers recently, one in Health Affairs ...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Health reform vote by the weekend

Doctors and hospitals would band together for payments, similar to a "Mayo Clinic model." (AP) [Editor's note: This post originally stated the legislation applies to rural and inner city physicians.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--The final day for fixing Medicare reimbursement

The Senate could vote as early as today on a six-month extension to Medicare reimbursement , one that would avert a 21.3% cut. Medicare reim...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--No closer to a doc fix than before

And, there's amendments such as redefining what makes up a rural health district. ... In California, some rural areas are seeing urban levels of patient demand, but giving more money to these counties is being seen as a kick-back akin to others that were
January 2020

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