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Single Payer Health Care Emerging As a Discussion Topic

Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Larry Sobal | 0 Comments


With the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) seemingly dead in the water, the question of “what’s next” weighs heavy on the minds of elected officials and the overall population. One conversation that seems to be emerging is whether it is time to consider single payer health care.

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What Are The Key Attributes Of Physician Alignment?

Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Larry Sobal | 0 Comments


There has never been a greater need for hospitals and their physician partners to collaborate and innovate together.

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My Ten Wishes for BPCI 2.0

Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Larry Sobal | 0 Comments


Understanding the problems and pitfalls of the current Bundled Payment Care Initiative, here are a few suggestions for improvements to BPCI 2.0, which CMS is supposed to launch in 2018.

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The Changing Relationship Between Primary Care Physicians and Specialists

Thursday, August 3, 2017 | Larry Sobal | 0 Comments


Today, the level of collaboration needed to ensure optimal patient outcomes requires that all participants throughout a patient's continuum of care make partnerships efficient and beneficial for all parties, especially the patients.

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Time to Modernize and Reform Physician MOC

Thursday, July 27, 2017 | Larry Sobal | 0 Comments


Many physicians feel that MOC has become a burdensome and money-making scheme, which forces them to pay very costly recertification testing fees that are required too often.

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Does Health Literacy Trump Health Care Reform In Terms Of Importance?

Thursday, July 20, 2017 | Larry Sobal | 0 Comments


As the health care debate rages on, Larry suggests that millions of U.S. citizens would be better served if we moved our focus to health literacy.

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