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Congress should look toward quality programs developed by physicians when drafting proposals to overall Medicare’s payment system, physician organizations and lawmaker said during a recent House hearing….Many are concerned about the lack of alignment among Medicare’s current incentive programs to enhance quality, such as e-prescribing, meaningful use of electronic health records, and the so-called value-based modifier,” Herger said [Rep. Wally Herger] “Such programs were generally not developed nor led by the physician community.” Read More

amednews.com, Charles Fiegl