FOCUS OF THE WEEK - FEBRUARY 2012
Inconvenient, Controversial, and Demanding: The Story of ICD-10
February 27, 2012
You've probably heard a lot of discussion about ICD-10 over the last several weeks. Although the transition to these new codes sparks contentious debate about reasoning and timing, the fact is that payors and providers are going to have to make this transition at some point. But the question is¦when?
SGR: The Formula that Wouldn't Die
February 13, 2012
Can Congress agree on a permanent "doc fix" by month's end and spare physicians from a 27.4% pay cut? Don't hold your breath.
Medication Shortages Take Center Stage
February 6, 2012
As the drug shortage crisis continues to spiral out of control, a potential solution comes to the forefront in the form of new bipartisan legislation: The Drug Shortage Prevention Act.