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Surveying Physicians on Their Views of the ACA | By Clive Riddle, October 17, 2014

The Medicus Firm, a national healthcare recruiting firm has just released results regarding health reform, from their 11th annual Physician Practice Preference Survey. This year’s survey shows an uptick grades doctors give the Affordable Care Act, but a still overall negative review...click to continue

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Mark B. McClellan, Ross White and S. Lawrence Kocot: Top Eight Medicare ACO Challenges

  1. Make technical adjustments to benchmarks and payments
  2. Transition to more person-based payments
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