Why Young Doctors Appear To Be Embracing Single-Payer

By Phil Galewitz August 9, 2018 | KAISER HEALTH NEWS Kaiser Health News correspondent Shefali Luthra talks with Susan Rinkunas, news editor for Tonic, about how a new generation of doctors within the American Medical Association hope to change the organization’s long-held opposition to such ideas as universal health care or single-payer systems. Luthra notes that some of the demographic and political shifts taking place … Continue reading Why Young Doctors Appear To Be Embracing Single-Payer

Trending … DPC Coalition Response the CMS | Request for Information Center for Innovation Direct Contracting Models

May 25, 2018 | By The DPC Coalition The Primary Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 365 and S. 1358 ) is a bipartisan bill which expands access to high-functioning primary care services for Americans of all income and age levels. The legislation clarifies to the tax code to remove a major federal regulatory barrier keeping patients, providers and employers who use Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) from … Continue reading Trending … DPC Coalition Response the CMS | Request for Information Center for Innovation Direct Contracting Models

Trending … EP. 199 | 2018 HSAs, PCEA and Direct Primary Care (DPC) Legislative Overview

“#HR6199 passed the House by a vote of 277-142! Thank you to all those that sent letters to @WaysandMeansGOP and your House Rep. This wouldn’t have been possible without everyone’s hard work.Thanks to all who contributed to this important effort. It’s a great step forward for patients and America’s health care system Another thank you to @RepErikPaulsen and @repblumenauer. Now on 2 the Senate!” ~The … Continue reading Trending … EP. 199 | 2018 HSAs, PCEA and Direct Primary Care (DPC) Legislative Overview

CMS physician payment proposal nudges open the door for telehealth

By Evan Sweeney | Jul 16, 2018 2:10pm Telehealth advocates are rejoicing over last week’s physician payment proposal that would reimburse physicians for certain virtual interactions, a move that some see as a significant first step in overcoming the telehealth payment obstacle. Buried in the 1,473-page proposed rule released last week by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services are several new proposals to pay … Continue reading CMS physician payment proposal nudges open the door for telehealth