TITLE

Bridging the divide

AUTHOR(S)
Robeznieks, Andis
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;10/17/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 42, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the American Medical Association Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee, also known as RUC, recommended that physicians pay to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medical Services (CMS) for services such as telephone time, anticoagulant management to prevent strokes and group patient education sessions. The move of the RUC was made in order to redress the impression that the panel favors specialists. Doctor Glen Stream commented on the recommendations.
ACCESSION #
66965282

 

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