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Practicing Physicians of America Blog

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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