What works best to reassure a skeptical patient when evidence shows that less intervention is better care?
Posted by Adair Parr, MD, JD May 30, 2011 at 12:56 PM
As a regular feature of our monthly newsletter and blog, we are posing questions important to NPA members and asking you to join the conversation. This month, The Good Stewardship Working Group of the National Physicians Alliance published “The ‘Top 5’ Lists in Primary Care: Meeting the Responsibility of Professionalism” in The Archives of Internal [...]
Posted by William Jordan, MD, MPH April 27, 2011 at 10:37 PM
As doctors, many of us are wondering what these state-based insurance exchanges are going to look like in 2014. We’ve been told exchanges will be the marketplace where small businesses and individuals will be able to buy affordable insurance. This is one of the promises of the Affordable Care Act. Last week in Albany, I [...]
Posted by Adair Parr, MD, JD April 5, 2011 at 8:44 PM
Today, Representative Paul Ryan (R–Wisconsin) and the Republicans announced the new House Budget resolution, which is in response to Obama’s previously announced budget plan. The plan involves sweeping overhaul of Medicare and Medicaid, among other changes. It will cut $1.43 trillion from Medicare and Medicaid. In addition to the above, Representative Ryan’s plan would: End [...]