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How to Avoid Future Medicare Pay Penalties

You have until Dec. 31, to take these simple steps to avoid a Medicare payment penalty in 2019.

The AMA seeks greater flexibility from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to help make the agency's new pay models more attractive.

The one-on-one approach is no longer sufficient. Population-health management concepts are being integrated into medical education in innovative ways.

Pay cuts based on flawed process start at 10% in 2018, with compounding decreases expected to significantly hinder patients' access to testing.

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In this Viewpoint, John Ioannidis discusses implications of the 2017 hypertension guidelines for real-world management of blood pressure (BP), including labeling healthy people as having disease and possible adverse treatment effects at lower BP treatment targets..
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