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Capitation? What Capitation?

Policy makers who are responsible for shaping how the federal government (the country’s biggest payer of health care services) pays physicians are pushing CMS on a rapid path away from traditional fee-for-service (FFS). 317 more words

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AMA Physician Benchmark Reports on Compensation Methods and on Prevalence of New Models of Care

Two 2014 Physician Practice Benchmark Survey reports have been released by the American Medical Association within the past few months. The first looks at compensation models used to pay physicians, and the second provides data on the prevalence of physician participation in accountable care organizations and medical homes and the use of alternative payment methods . 313 more words

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Incentives and Capabilities

The idea that we have to “change incentives” for physicians is all the rage. Oceans of ink are being spilled over the transition away from the traditional fee for service payment model to a menagerie of value-based ones. 546 more words

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[SWTOR] Dodging the Droid

The future of my dedication to SWTOR is uncertain, thanks to the kind-of-maintenance mode it’s in, but I don’t plan on leaving just yet. What I… 298 more words


Who’s in Charge Here?

I spent a couple of hours today discussing a topic that has become increasingly important in the world in which we live, and which would have completely mystified an earlier generation of physicians. 502 more words


[WildStar] There and Back Again

Despite my personal taste ultimately driving me away from the game, WildStar has always been a diamond in the rough in my mind. Seeing it struggling so hard was sad, especially because lots of the things that made people leave probably could’ve been avoided rather easily. 1,011 more words

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Guide for the Perplexed

It is clear that the way that health care gets paid for in the United States is undergoing rapid change. What is not at all clear, at least not to me, is exactly what the payment model will look like in the future, or how far off that future is. 142 more words

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