Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Julie Appleby reports: "When it comes to providing consumers with easily accessible information about physician quality, a report out today gave most states grades of ‘D’ or ‘F,’ often because they compile data only about primary care doctors, not specialists" (Appleby, 12/10). Check out what else is on the blog.
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