AMA Cries for More Cash to Ensure Quality Care
I don't fault the AMA for trying, but the effort represents clinging to a model of reimbursement that is antiquated, wasteful, and provides strange incentives that seem to absolve doctors of the responsibility for taking care of anything regarding these patients other than what will be reimbursed.
The system is broken. But more fragmentation of the care process will only make it worse. And this isn't leadership.
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Philip Betbeze is senior leadership editor with HealthLeaders Media.
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