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July 23, 2021

Produce Prescription Programs: Keys to Better Health? Produce Prescription Programs: Keys to Better Health?

Chef Michel Nischan has won the prestigious James Beard Award four times, written cookbooks, and launched a restaurant with the late actor Paul Newman. But the […]
July 23, 2021

Best Vacations for Doctors Ready to Travel: Where To Go? Best Vacations for Doctors Ready to Travel: Where To Go?

Americans are traveling as if they’ve been unleashed — crowding the skies, highways, and byways, looking for a well-deserved respite. Physicians and other healthcare workers, especially, […]
July 22, 2021

FM Diversity Has Increased, but More Physicians of Color Needed FM Diversity Has Increased, but More Physicians of Color Needed

Family medicine has evolved in many ways since its inception in 1969, especially in terms of the people who are practicing it, but it still needs […]
July 21, 2021

Feds Recover Nearly $2B From Various Healthcare Fraud Cases Feds Recover Nearly $2B From Various Healthcare Fraud Cases

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Although many things ground to a halt during the global pandemic, healthcare […]
July 21, 2021

Docs’ Growing Concern at PAs Becoming ‘Physician Associates’ Docs’ Growing Concern at PAs Becoming ‘Physician Associates’

When the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) recently voted to change the name of their profession from “physician assistant” to “physician associate”, there was a […]
July 20, 2021

AHA Concerned, Others Pleased by Price Transparency Penalty Hike AHA Concerned, Others Pleased by Price Transparency Penalty Hike

Mixed reactions greeted a Biden administration proposal to steeply raise the penalties on larger hospitals for failing to meet a federal mandate to post prices online, […]
July 19, 2021

Nursing School Operators Charged With Selling Bogus Diplomas Nursing School Operators Charged With Selling Bogus Diplomas

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The owners and operators of nursing schools in Virginia and Florida have been charged with plotting to sell bogus transcripts and […]
July 19, 2021

Physicians Turning to Side Gigs for Extra Pay Physicians Turning to Side Gigs for Extra Pay

The side gig, also known as “side hustle,” has become a popular way for physicians to create additional income or pursue a passion project. COVID-19–related income […]
July 19, 2021

High Medicaid Claims Denial Affecting Doc Participation: Study High Medicaid Claims Denial Affecting Doc Participation: Study

Medicaid claims are denied at higher rates than are claims with Medicare and commecial insurance plans, and costs for collecting claims are higher with Medicaid than […]
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