Posted by: AtlasMD

December 18, 2013

Healthcare’s Horizon Looks Costly, Bureaucratic

It looks like the sky is falling, according to the 2014 Watch List released by the Physicians Foundation. Sure, we paraphrased a bit here but there’s not much that docs are optimistic about except the repealing of the Medicare sustainable growth-rate formula.

“While the promise of a better future for healthcare remains, the current path is leading us toward a more monopolistic, bureaucratic and costly healthcare system,” Lou Goodman, Physicians Foundation president and Texas Medical Association executive vice president and CEO, said in a news release. “It is critical for policymakers to more regularly seek the counsel of physicians as they begin to implement health reform, since they are the true voice in determining the future of patient care.”

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