Medicare Pushing New Plan

Medicare is working toward a new plan that, if it goes into effect, will impact around 500,000 medical doctors who work in group practices. The new plan is a way of redirecting medicine from the current United States payment system where doctors receive the same amount of pay regardless of their patient care performance. Doctors who would be effected by the plan would be paid by the quality of their patient care, receiving penalties and bonuses based on their individual performances. Experts have suggested that the new plan would lower the number of procedures performed and reduce overall health care costs. More here

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