Quick Take on the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: 5 Things You Should Know

By Phillip E. Rodgers, MD FAAHPM Co-chair, AAHPM Public Policy Committee and Quality-Payment Working Group AAHPM Representative, American Medical Association/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update (RUC) Advisory Committee On Nov. 15, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule. (Access a CMS Fact Sheet.)  Each … Read moreQuick Take on the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: 5 Things You Should Know

Highlights of the December Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Education Exchange How Islam Influences End-of-Life Care: Education for Palliative Care Clinicians Madeline Leong, Sage Olnick, Tahara Akmal, Amanda Copenhaver, and Rab Razzak Special Series on Measuring What Matters Adherence to Measuring What Matters Items When Caring for Patients with Hematologic … Read moreHighlights of the December Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management