The Tax Man Cometh

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As some of my colleagues, friends and family are buzzing about tax season–I am dreading it.  Trying to wait patiently for all the necessary documents to send to my Accountant seems like a forever project.  At the end of the day, heading to my mailbox with hopes the last few pieces of mail are just… Read more »

Docs Would Benefit From Encouraging More Online Patient Reviews

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Physicians should encourage patients to leave reviews on performance-rating websites to create a more even and accurate picture of their performance, according to a study published Wednesday in JAMA Dermatology, Reuters reports.   Study Details For the study, lead author Robert Dellavalle of University of Colorado-Aurora’s Anschutz Medical Campus and his research team randomly selected… Read more »

Physician Reporting Systems  

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Since CMS implemented the physician quality reporting system (PQRS) under the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (TRHCA), there have been several changes in participation sanctions, reporting mechanisms and eligibility for incentives and bonuses. During the first two years, the program was technically a temporary, renewable initiative that sought to improve the quality of… Read more »