Patients and practices face dire consequences of projected Medicare payment cuts
MGMA STAT – August 31, 2022
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial resiliency of practices was tested. The pandemic challenged medical practices’ financial models with significant changes in patient volumes, shifts in costs for COVID-19-related care and inflation, not to mention other difficulties, such as staffing shortages. Looking ahead to 2023, several policy changes related to Medicare payment are slated to take effect.
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Burnout-driven physician resignations and early retirements rising amid staffing challenges
MGMA STAT – August 24, 2022
Physician burnout — the long-term, cumulative stress and depersonalization that doctors experience amid growing burdens in the practice of medicine — continues to pose a major threat to a healthcare industry that remains in dire need of clinical leaders.
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How State Surprise Billing Protections Increased ED Visits, 2007-2018: Potential Implications for the No Surprises Act
The American Journal of Managed Care – September 2022, Volume 28, Issue 9
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Focus On Substance Rather Than Your Leadership Style
HFMA September 13, 2022
I’m sure you’ve heard people talk about leadership styles. You may even have been asked about yours. Perhaps it was while applying for a job. Or maybe a potential employee inquired about it during a job interview with you.
Did you have a short, snappy answer? I hope not. Leadership isn’t simple. I really believe we sell its complexity short if we label our approach with one word or phrase.
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