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Speak on Trump’s Order on Price Transparency in Health Care by 1/29

PPA is encouraging that physicians and others comment to Health and Human Services regarding the Trump Administrations’ most recent Price transparency rule found here.  This proposed rule complements a previous rule requiring hospitals to post their actual prices online and requiring insurers to disclose (in easy-to-understand format) the prices they now negotiate in secret with hospitals and other providers. The effect would be to enable patients to have some…
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Speak by Jan. 17 on Pres. Trump’s Executive Order Regarding NP and PA Unsupervised Practice

It’s time for physicians to answer the call for comment on the effect of Section 5 in President Trump’s Executive Order (EO), “Protecting and Strengthening Medicare,” of October 3, 2019. Section 5 of this order calls for eliminating supervision by physicians of mid-level providers of medical care—nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs). More than…
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Saving America from the Four Horsemen of Health Care

Representing: Practicing Physicians of America & Association of Independent Doctors  Summary: America’s over-priced and unnecessarily complicated health-care system is destroying our economy, crippling our middle class, and driving out doctors. Special interest groups and other stakeholders are profiting handsomely and excessively on the backs of those who receive and provide the care. Even though Americans…
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End Maintenance of Certification

PPA In Your Corner: $35 Million Settlement For D.O.s

We’re excited to announce that PPA Board Member, Dr. Craig M. Wax, D.O., was one of four lead plaintiffs in a group of osteopathic physicians in a successful class-action lawsuit against the American Osteopathic Association. The settlement provides more than $35 Million in benefits to tens of thousands of physicians across the nation.   In 2016, PPA’s Dr. Wax and…
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