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Misleading the Public: Analyzing Online Rating of Surgeons

Guest post from Linda W. Xu, MD Neurosurgical Resident, Stanford University Hospital and Clinics Palo Alto, CA Online ratings fill the Internet, and it is almost impossible to avoid them. So it is no surprise that for patients facing the … Continue reading

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Alternative Payment Models: What Do Neurosurgeons Need to Know?

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

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Neurosurgeons Respond to CMS on Proposed 2014 Medicare Payment Policies

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

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