The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is considering a modification of the Stark Law and is asking for comments on how the physician self-referral law may hamper care coordination, thus reducing participation in alternative payment
Many physicians and accredited providers are exploring ways to fulfill new payment reform policies under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Payment Program, which was introduced last year.
New research out of the Netherlands examined whether medical specialists have different motivational profiles. In addition, the study sought to determine whether the profiles suggest differences in motivation for continuing professional development.
The results of a new study suggest a positive link between physicians who maintain board certification through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and performance on a set of performance measures.