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Physician Services

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Perspectives of Physicians in Small Rural Practices on the Medicare Quality Payment Program

February 7, 2019
The objectives of this research effort were to collect feedback through interviews with physicians in small rural practices on the initial implementation of Medicare’s Quality Payment Program in 2017, a new value-based purchasing program for Medicare physicians.

Access to Physicians' Services for Medicare Beneficiaries

December 31, 2012
This issue brief summarizes recent trends in: a) the degree to which physicians accept new Medicare and privately insured patients; and b) Medicare beneficiaries’ access to care before and after the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. [7 PDF Pages]

Volume Growth in Medicare. An Investigation of Ten Physicians' Services

November 30, 2008
By: Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin, Steven Zuckerman, Robert Berenson, Anant Patel, Teryl Nuckols RAND Health / Urban Institute

Assessment of Pay-for-Performance Options for Medicare Physician Services: Final Report

April 30, 2006
Report authors: Melony E.S.Sorbero, Cheryl L. Damberg, Rebecca Shaw, Stephanie Telekie, Susan Lovejoy, Alison Dechristofaro, Jake Dembosky, Cynthia Shuster

State Discipline of Physicians: Assessing State Medical Boards thruogh Case Studies

January 31, 2006
This report describes state medical boards' disciplinary processes, assessed measurement of disciplinary performance, and identified practices that medical boards believe effectively improve their functioning. Finding ways to assess medical boards' performance is important because states have given them a key role in safeguarding medical quality and patient safety.
Literature Review

Literature Review and Synthesis of Physician Practices in Nursing Homes

October 16, 2005
This literature review first summarizes the current knowledge of physician practice in nursing homes and identifies gaps in the knowledge base. It then presents the physician practice models applied in nursing homes, including integrated and managed care delivery models, and describes the characteristics of physicians who practice in nursing homes.

Physician Practices in Nursing Homes: Final Report

August 10, 2005
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services