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Doctors' pay is next in healthcare transparency reforms


Medicare will begin releasing payment data for individual physicians on a "case-by-case basis" as soon as this spring, MedPage Today reports.

The announcement follows a federal court decision in Florida last year that overturned a more-than-30-year-old injunction preventing the release of information detailing what Medicare pays individual doctors.

Physician groups have expressed caution in Medicare releasing individual payment information, saying it could lead to public misunderstanding and unintended consequences. Read the story.



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