Healthcare News & Insights

Who generates more revenue for hospitals, PCPs or specialists?

Is your hospital compensating its primary care physicians (PCPs) adequately? If you’re not sure, you should find out. Reason: A new survey revealed PCPs generate more annual revenue for hospitals than specialists.

Readmission rates: CMS offers hospitals help in lowering them

There’s good news and bad news for physicians in the final Medicare physician-fee schedule for 2013 issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Let’s start with the good news: Hospitals will be getting help from primary care physicians (PCPs) to lower readmission rates.