Medicare Announces Plans To Accelerate Linking Doctor Pay To Quality

Kaiser Health News staff writer Jordan Rau, working in collaboration with The Washington Post, reports: "The changes would affect nearly 500,000 physicians working in groups. The federal health law requires large physician groups to start getting bonuses or penalties based on their performance by 2015, with all doctors who take Medicare patients phased into the program by 2017" (Rau, 7/22). Read the story.

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