Budget deal would extend Medicare sequester cuts (Modern Healthcare)The nation's healthcare providers would endure an additional two years of Medicare sequester cuts under a two-year budget deal that Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) announced Tuesday evening. Read More
AzMGMA 2012 Salary & Survey Results Released November 2012The Arizona Medical Group Management Association is proud to publish results from the 2012 Medical Practice Employee Salary and Benefits Survey (based on 2012 information). This is a continuation of the survey process begun with the 2010 Survey. This year 91 practices participated in the Survey, reporting salary and benefit information for over 4,000 employees using a web-based data collection tool. Thank you to all the practices that took time to participate in the 2012 survey.
Copies of the Results have been forwarded to all the practices that participated in the survey. Survey results
area available for purchase by practices that did not participate in the survey. Please contact our administrative office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-404-8504.
Containing Health Care SpendingOn Wednesday, the Center for American Progress released an 11-point plan to contain national health spending without shifting costs to patients. The plan includes strategies such as encouraging states to set targets for overall health care spending and expanding competitive bidding in Medicare. It was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. More