Are Surgeons Being Paid Fairly by Medicaid? A National Comparison of Typical Payments for General Surgeons.

@article{Mabry2016AreSB,
  title={Are Surgeons Being Paid Fairly by Medicaid? A National Comparison of Typical Payments for General Surgeons.},
  author={Charles D. Mabry and Lori A. Gurien and Samuel D. Smith and Steven C Mehl},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2016},
  volume={222 4},
  pages={387-94}
}
BACKGROUND Both the Medicare (MCR) and Medicaid (MCD) programs turn 50 this year. Medicare has developed a national resource-based payment methodology for physicians' services, with broad input by specialty societies, and MCD payments are set by individual states by various means. STUDY DESIGN We have conducted the first national comparison of payment… CONTINUE READING