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New Research: Medicare Preventive Visits Increase

Physicians Have More Time for Preventive Health

01/26/2015 — The 2011 expansion of preventive care services to Medicare-eligible patients means more patients are using the services and physicians have more time to talk about prevention.

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Public, Private Help Smooth Transition to Medical Home

Rhode Island Pilot Project Now Serves 320,000 Patients and Counting

01/21/2015 — Rhode Island is one of nearly two dozen states where insurers and public entities have banded together to support the medical home model.

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Proposal to Keep Higher Primary Care Pay Heads to Congress

MedPAC Report Will Call for Per-beneficiary Payment, Other Incentives

01/19/2015 — The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has recommended continuing a bonus payment specifically designated for primary care physicians, albeit in a different form.

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