AAOS Now, July 2014
Foggy Forecast for Sunshine Act
During a National Provider Call sponsored by the Medicare Learning Network® in June, providers learned more about how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to implement provisions of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act. But the presentations raised even more questions about how physicians can interact with what CMS is calling the “Open Payments Program” and what they will be required to do in the event of a dispute over the information.
Money, Sex, and Musculoskeletal Infections
Research symposium examines economics, demographics of orthopaedic infections Maureen Leahy As the U.S. healthcare system transitions from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursements, physicians are increasingly concerned that they might be penalized when adverse events occur over which they may have little control. That concern may be justified, according to Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA, of the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.