Primary Care Physicians

Stroke survivors unaware of therapy options for spastic muscles, survey finds

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Many stroke survivors don't know about the therapy options that can address spastic muscles, which is a common and often disabling condition, according to a recent survey.

Some Medicaid doctors to receive reimbursement rates that equal Medicare's

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Physicians providing primary care services to Medicaid beneficiaries will see a federal payment increase to bring Medicaid payments in line with those of Medicare payments, government officials announced Wednesday.

MedPAC wants to undo doctor payment system, lower rates to them and other providers

MedPAC wants to undo doctor payment system, lower rates to them and other providers

A chief Medicare advisory committee has recommended that Congress repeal a 10-year-old physician reimbursement system and then reduce payments to specialists and other healthcare providers to pay for the change.