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Archive for July, 2014

A Colleague with Ebola

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July 28, 2014

I must pause a week in my continued quest to highlight waste and excess in the American healthcare system to focus on a more pressing issue. Dr. Kent Brantly graduated from the JPS Family Medicine Residency Program 2 years ago after also completing our global/maternity care fellowship. He is the young...
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CMS Billing Rules & Family Medicine – Incentives to Over-Treat

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July 22, 2014

I’ll make this one very short. The same realities apply in the CMS documentation, coding, and billing rules that incentivize over-treating as they do for over-testing. If I see a patient with a cough, I don’t prescribe antibiotics, and I give the long speech explaining why they don’t need antibiotics, and...
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CMS Billing Rules Subjugate Family Medicine – Incentives to Over-Test

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July 14, 2014

I’m continuing my series on the reasons there are so few family physicians in the U.S. and why the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is a root cause of this deficit. My conclusions are based on recent research on the topic. This specific issue is a detail that actually...
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CMS Billing Rules Subjugate Family Medicine – Payment for Complexity and Time

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July 6, 2014

I’m continuing my series on the reasons there are so few family physicians in the U.S. and why the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is a root cause of this deficit. My conclusions are based on recent research on the topic. If you hired an accountant to do your...
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