physician payment

GAO calls data used to determine physician pay potentially flawed

Federal investigators say the current process to review and recommend how Medicare pays doctors leaves it susceptible to inaccurate reporting and conflicts of interests.

report (PDF) released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office found “weaknesses” in the survey data used by the American Medical Association/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee, also known as RUC.

News Author: 
Steven Ross Johnson

PCPCC Extends Support for Bipartisan House 'Doc Fix' Bill

Statement Attributable to:

Marci Nielsen, PhD, MPH 
Chief Executive Officer
Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative 

News Author: 
Marci Nielsen
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