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- Healthcare is a central to our daily lives and policymakers in Washington, DC have an enormous influence and control over this vital aspect of society. Yet despite this, most people cannot see what goes on behind the scenes of health policy circles in our Nation’s capital. The mission of Neurosurgery Blog is to investigate and report on how healthcare policy affects patients, physicians and medical practice and to illustrate that the art and science of neurosurgery encompasses much more than brain surgery.
Tag Archives: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Guest post written on behalf of The CSNS Neurosurgical Societies ACA Task Force Guest post from Elyne N. Kahn, M.D., M.P.H. Neurosurgery Resident, University of Michigan Health System Alternative payment models (APMs) differ from traditional fee-for-service by focusing on paying … Continue reading
Earlier this month, the AANS and CNS submitted several comment letters to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding a number of issues contained in the proposed 2014 Medicare physician fee schedule and hospital outpatient department rules, which … Continue reading