This is an excerpt from a member-only article. To read the article in its entirety, please login or subscribe.

AMA asks Medicare to pay doctors for care coordination

The AMA wants Medicare to start paying doctors for four types of coordination services because they avoid more expensive patient care in the hospital down the line. The services include responding to telephone calls seven days or more after a patient sees the doctor, education and ­training to enable patients to better manage their own health, better management of anticoagulation drugs such as warfarin, and time spent coordinating team-based care when the patient is not present.


MOST POPULAR

SPONSORED REPORTS
SPONSORED HEADLINES

SIGN UP

FREE e-Newsletters Join the Council Subscribe to HL magazine

SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING

100 Winners Circle Suite 300
Brentwood, TN 37027

800-727-5257

About | Advertise | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Reprints/Permissions | Contact
© HealthLeaders Media 2014 a division of BLR All rights reserved.