Physicians Not So Happy with Health Insurers, According to Survey Conducted by MGMA

MGMA-ACMPE hopes survey data ultimately reduces distractions and resource diversion for physicians—including pathologists—that result from interactions with payers When physicians and their practice managers are surveyed about their satisfaction with health insurers, the Medicare program outscores all private health insurers. This was just one finding of an annual survey on this topic conducted by Medical Group Management Association-American College of Medical Practice Executives...

Decline in Physician-Owned Independent Practices Means Independent Clinical Laboratories Need to Shift Strategy

Change in who owns office-based physician groups is a trend which can create new winners and losers among the nation’s independent medical laboratories Physicians today are more willing to practice medicine as employees than as partners or owners of their medical group. This signals a significant shift in the market for clinical laboratory testing and anatomic pathology services. This new development will require that all medical laboratory organizations to rethink how they serve office-based...
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