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Northwestern’s stroke care goes on the move for better outcomes

The Chicago area mobile stroke unit gives neurologists a 30-minute head start during the “golden hour” to save lives and enable quicker rehab.

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Digital medicine, QPP pushed ahead in 2019 Medicare final rules

AMA advocacy efforts helped push CMS to embrace digital medicine in the fee schedule. Also catch up on the latest changes to the Medicare Quality Payment Program.


Debunking Regulatory Myths

The AMA has provided regulatory clarifications to physicians and their care teams. This effort is to aid physicians in their day-to-day practice environment.

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CMS moves on E/M: 3 things physicians should know

Learn about the major victories for physicians in the 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule, especially on payment for evaluation-and-management services.

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Payment & Delivery Models

6 ways fast-evolving pay models are affecting physician practices

AMA-RAND report: Doctors see opportunity for new payment models to improve care, but are overwhelmed by their complexity and the pace of change.


Quality Payment Program (QPP) specifics

Learn how Medicare payment & delivery is changing.

Blood pressure monitoring can go a long way. The AMA website provides resources to help.

Payment & Delivery Models

Up your MIPS score by tallying efforts to prevent chronic disease

Two step-by-step guides help doctors score well under the 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System for what they do to prevent heart disease and diabetes.

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Payment & Delivery Models

Pondering direct care? 13 potential benefits and drawbacks

Concierge medicine’s not necessarily a path to easy street. If you’re considering direct-care practice, keep in mind these pros and cons.

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