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Physician impacts of consumer-directed health plans

Accurate and meaningful information will strengthen the doctor-patient relationship while misleading or inaccurate information may complicate that relationship considerably. Physicians need to act quickly to influence what standards, data and measures are used and push accrediting agencies to police CDST effectively.

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Government seeks to encourage e-prescribing

The OIG and CMS are looking to strike the right balance between encouraging the dissemination of these technologies and minimizing the risk of abusive arrangements. The many conditions in their proposals suggest that they put greater weight in the latter objective, however.

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Defending your professional license

The MCARE Act’s self-reporting requirement increases the chances that the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs will open an investigation file that could potentially lead to a disciplinary action against a professional’s license to practice.

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