Medicare and Eye Doctors

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery responds to a news article, “Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of Payouts.”

Abusing Both Medicare and Politics

Does anyone doubt that there is a quid pro quo when doctors earning millions of Medicare dollars write big checks to senators and political parties?

Eye Doctors Say Their Profits Are Smaller Than Federal Data Makes Them Look

REACTION2 thumbStandard v3 Eye Doctors Say Their Profits Are Smaller Than Federal Data Makes Them LookOphthalmologists say treatments like cataracts operations tied to the aging population, and high drug costs for a popular drug for macular degeneration skew their Medicare reimbursements.

The Medicare Data’s Pitfalls

Reaction thumbStandard The Medicare Data’s PitfallsMany doctors said they favored the sharing of Medicare payment data but worried that it left out important details.

Doctor With Big Medicare Billings Is No Stranger to Scrutiny

Dr. Salomon E. Melgen, who billed Medicare for $21 million in 2012, has been under scrutiny for his close relationship with Senator Robert Menendez.

What Did Medicare Pay Your Doctor?

Medicare officials release data on doctor payments, and an analysis by The Times uncovers a number of surprises.

What Did Medicare Pay Your Doctor?

Medicare officials release data on doctor payments, and an analysis by The Times uncovers a number of surprises.

Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of Payouts

JPMEDICARE thumbStandard Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of PayoutsThe data provides an unprecedented look at the practice of medicine across the country, shedding fresh light on the treatment decisions made every day.

Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of Payouts

JPMEDICARE thumbStandard Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of PayoutsThe data provides an unprecedented look at the practice of medicine across the country, shedding fresh light on the treatment decisions made every day.

Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of Payouts

JPMEDICARE thumbStandard Sliver of Medicare Doctors Get Big Share of PayoutsThe data provides an unprecedented look at the practice of medicine across the country, shedding fresh light on the treatment decisions made every day.

Measuring the Success of Health Reform

The effects won’t be known for years, but Democrats will need to remind voters that many millions are already benefiting from the Affordable Care Act.

Medicare to Share Information on Pay for Physicians

Medicare said that it planned to make available detailed information on what it pays individual physicians as soon as next week, despite the long-term resistance by the American Medical Association.

Health Enrollment Numbers Lift Democratic Hopes

DEMS1 thumbStandard Health Enrollment Numbers Lift Democratic HopesDemocrats are talking up the contrasts between their agenda and the newly released Republican budget plan that would cut health care and education spending and change Medicare.

Keeping Track: April 2, 2014

keeping track icon thumbStandard Keeping Track: April 2, 2014A new feature with updates on issues and subjects we follow.

Keeping Track: April 2, 2014

keeping track icon thumbStandard Keeping Track: April 2, 2014A new feature with updates on issues and subjects we follow.