- For years, physicians have complained that their reimbursement was determined in large part by unaccountable Medicare bureaucrats who were more interested in controlling spending than in providing quality patient care. Now, with the passage last year of the Affordable Care Act, that lament is truer than ever. One key provision of the law will most assuredly seek to "fix" Medicare on the backs of the physicians who deliver the care.
Mike Hennessy is Chairman and CEO of MJH & Associates, the publisher of many influential journals, including The American Journal of Managed Care, Pharmacy Times, MDNG, Politics, Oncology & Biotechnology News, and Physician's Money Digest. As a businessman, entrepreneur, and a publisher of magazines and websites that focus on the financial and professional needs of physicians, Hennessy is intimately familiar with the challenges physicians face in today's competitive practice environment.
Hennessy's Highlights dissects the healthcare policy issues that impact physicians, particularly those who are running their own practices.