Trying to connect the dots at the AHCA convention

I had the privilege of representing LTC physicians during an Oct. 7 discussion at the American Health Care Association (AHCA) convention. The program committee accepted a late proposal for a presentation on connecting LTC physician and facility medical records. This was arranged by American Health Tech, a leading nursing home EMR vendor and partner in … Click to continue reading

Value-Based Purchasing and the LTC physician: We are high cost and low quality

Today’s blog post is a preliminary analysis of how LTC physicians will fare under the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program. I believe we are marked for failure. LTC physicians will look like the least competent group of Medicare providers in the medical community, and we will be penalized with lower payments and public shaming. This is an unavoidable … Click to continue reading