AMA's RUC operating on dollars
October 28, 2010 1:37 PM Subscribe
posted by cftarnas (6 comments total)
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Shadofax at MovingMeat
has an interesting writeup
about two WSJ articles on the AMA's RUC
and warring specialities
.'Dr. Levy says the committee is an expert panel, not meant to be representative, adding: "The outcomes are independent of who's sitting at the table from one specialty or another."'
I believe is where one would feign a coughing spell and blurt "bullshit!" into your hand.
It seems that each person on the panel brings its own interests to the table pitting "specialty against specialty and surgeons against primary care," as well as arcane rules that encourage costs to only go up.