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Medicare performing effort draws fire from frustrated doctors

AM News, October 2, 2008

Some physicians believe an "unresponsive administration" has led to the mismanagement of Medicare's Physician Quality Reporting Initiative. About half of the physicians who began reporting quality measures last year under the program did not receive a pay-for-performing bonus. Reports are now available about doctors' performances, although many say those do not offer enough information about how improve.