Healthcare training programs in underserved urban and rural areas may have to shut down if they are not reauthorized by the end of the month, leaders of several healthcare groups said Wednesday at an NCHC forum.
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Primary care will be hit especially hard by the physician shortage, but addressing burnout and keeping several key federal programs could help stem the flow of docs from family medicine, experts say.
Ten organizations, including the National Coalition on Health Care, are asking HHS Secretary Tom Price to expand the options under MACRA for physicians and physician groups to include advanced alternative payment models (APMs) that are part of Medicare Advantage plans.
Former Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office Director Melanie Bella said if officials overhaul the Medicaid program, this move will greatly impact Medicare beneficiaries. Ms. Bella discussed an overhaul’s impact during a briefing that National Coalition on Health Care, a nonpartisan organization, hosted on April 10, 2017.
New payment models and dedicated efforts to coordinate care are changing the delivery of health care, but more progress needs to be made, primary care physicians said at a recent National Coalition on Health Care forum on health policy.