Will this save primary care?

March 2006
Cortlandt Forum;Mar2006, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p11
The article reports on the American College of Physicians' (ACP) call for the U.S. Congress to take action on the risk faced by primary care industry due to the dysfunctional financing and delivery systems. The ACP proposed a preventive and coordinated care for the enhancement of quality and efficiency. ACP further suggests a modified reimbursement models and incentive and rewards schemes. In resolution, the Congress has cancelled a scheduled 4.4 percent cut in physician's reimbursement.


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