News tagged with medicare

2012 primary care incentive payments top 664 million

(HealthDay)—Payments from the Medicare Primary Care Incentive Payment Program (PCIP) were more than $664 million for calendar year 2012, according to a report published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...

Aug 13, 2013
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Physicians' malpractice concerns predict more testing

(HealthDay)—Physicians' concerns about malpractice risk predict more aggressive diagnostic testing practices in office-based care, according to a study published in the August issue of Health Affairs.

Aug 10, 2013
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Most health care records now are electronic

An ever-expanding amount of the nation's medical records—millions of prescriptions, medical reports and appointment reminders—are now computerized and part of an ambitious electronic medical records program, the Obama ...

Jul 17, 2013
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