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  • The Physicians Foundation released a new report, titled “The Medicare Program: An Instrument for Change.” The report examines the Medicare program as a recent “instrument” of systemic reform, and considers the associated implications for physicians and the broader healthcare system....

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  • The Physicians Foundation released the second installment in a series of reports on the Affordable Care Act coverage expansion and mandates. The report titled, “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Beyond the Horizon into 2015,”examines both the opportunities and...

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  • The Physicians Foundation released the first installment in a series of reports on ACA coverage expansion and key mandates. The report, titled “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act From Theory to Boots on the Ground,” examines implementation of key...

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  • 10 Regulatory Irritants Driving Physicians Out of Independent Medical Practices With nearly 125,000 pages worth of Medicare regulations governing the U.S. healthcare system, physicians are confronted with overwhelming regulatory burdens that continue to erode their practice of medicine. A new...

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  • Physicians Foundation Releases “Blueprint” for Improving U.S. Healthcare System Although coverage for 30 million Americans represents a significant ambition, a rapidly changing U.S. healthcare system is also causing challenges and concerns. The consolidation of regional hospital systems (including hospital acquisition...

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  • The Physicians Foundation released the third installment in a series of comprehensive research reports regarding the ongoing regulatory changes affecting private practice. The report, titled “Healthcare Highway: Crossing the Election Divide,” provides an overview of ACA implementation and physician-focused policies,...

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  • White Paper on Expanding Scope of Practice for Non-Physician Providers and Implications for Patients and U.S. Healthcare System The Physicians Foundation released a new white paper by Stephen Isaacs and Paul Jellinek titled, “Accept No Substitute: A Report on Scope...

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  • Leading Cause of Healthcare Cost Drivers Revealed in New White Paper A new white paper by The Physicians Foundation examines data on key components of healthcare spending and reveals that technology is the most important driver of spending increases over...

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  • New Survey Finds Nearly 80 Percent of U.S. Patients “Extremely or Very Satisfied” With Primary Care Physician Visits Insights From the Physicians Foundation Survey Shows Majority of Consumers Feel Negative About Future of U.S. Healthcare System Executive Summary: Seventy-nine percent...

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  • Comprehensive Survey of 13,575 U.S. Physicians Points Toward Substantial Challenges for Patient Access and Growing Physician Shortages if Current Trends Continue Executive Summary: American patients are likely to experience significant and increasing challenges in accessing care if current physician practice...

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