Physician Practices Participating in Medicare Can Expect Significant Changes Under the New Federal Health Care Reform Law

Physician Practices Participating in Medicare Can Expect Significant Changes Under the New Federal Health Care Reform Law
Laura L. Katz, Co-author; et al.
MGMA MediNews

In this article, Laura L. Katz a partner in the Health Law Practice Group, provide a comprehensive overview of what physicians participating in Medicare can expect as a result of the Obama administration's Health Reform Law. The article covers payment reforms, delivery system reforms, fraud and abuse reforms, as well as changes to the Medicare Advantage (MA) program.

The article concludes that the Health Reform Law focuses on reforming primary care services, preventive services, accessibility of services in rural areas and the development of integrated health care delivery systems to save money.