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August 20, 2014
CMS brings the Open Payments site back online after an ID mix-up involving physician data prompted a review; some data won't be made public pending further investigation.
August 12, 2013
While the health insurance marketplace sorts itself out post-ACA, can the health IT-savvy concierge model of medicine save the independent physician?
May 15, 2013
Small hospitals and physician practices may not feel like innovators, but healthcare innovation can happen anywhere.
April 24, 2013
CMS's Elizabeth Holland on the meaningful use audit process and the bill before Congress asking for older physicians to be excepted from penalties.
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Why up to one-third of Open Payments data won't be available in the public database is one reason supporters and detractors alike are prodding CMS. Continue Reading
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