Here's the first 2...visit the site and read the rest...some good points made here..BD
Reimbursement - At least in my field, it is nearly impossible to run a practice off of what it pays. Most physicians who are on Medicare offset its bad reimbursement with private insurance or procedures that are outside of Medicare. Prevention is discouraged - A person cannot come in if they are well. They have to develop a disease before being seen. They tried to fix this with the “Welcome to Medicare Physical,” but the rules were so laborious, it is nearly impossible to take advantage of this.
Ten Dumb Things About Medicare | Musings of a Distractible Mind
Hat Tip: Kevin, MD
Read the complete post at http://ducknetweb.blogspot.com/2008/05/ten-dumb-things-about-medicare.html
May 30 2008, 11:21 AM
The Medical Quack