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MACRA (“Doc Fix”) Rule Can’t Be Fixed

To great applause from the American Medical Association (AMA), Congress passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), almost unanimously. It was hailed as the repeal of the notorious Clinton-Gingrich sustained growth […]

More Practices Going ‘Third Party Free’

Faced with increasing bureaucratic demands and declining revenues due to price controls, more and more physicians are opting out of Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance contracts, write neuro-otologists Gerard Gianoli, M.D., and James Soileau, M.D., and […]

Attack on Coal Will Not Save Lives, States AAPS

The Obama Administration’s attack on coal-fired electricity, through draconian “carbon” rules imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), makes bogus claims about lives to be saved, states the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). […]

Hospitals Make War on Doctors

Tucson, Ariz. Not so long ago, hospitals were primarily workshops for physicians, and both hospital administrators and physicians were working for a single purpose: healing the sick. But now many hospitals—whether tax-exempt (“nonprofit”) or not—have […]