You don’t have to go back too far to find out what U.S. Rep. Tom Price, MD, R-Georgia, may favor as a replacement to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) if he’s confirmed as HHS Secretary under President-elect Donald Trump.
A CMS review of provider directories set up by Medicare Advantage plans found many listed the wrong phone numbers or locations for physicians or incorrectly labeled physicians as accepting new patients.
With a presidential transition bringing in a HHS Secretary opposed to mandatory bundled payment programs and other demonstrations at the agency, providers may be tempted to think the transition to value-based care may grind to a halt in the coming years. Not so, according to Archway Health CEO Dave Terry.
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to run the Veterans Affairs Department—and the largest integrated healthcare system in the U.S.—is the department’s current top health official, David Shulkin, MD.