Otolaryngologists predict changes in demand for services, costs, and physician reimbursement as Affordable Care Act takes hold
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Panelists offer tips for dealing with accountable care organizations, hiring mid-level providers, raising patient satisfaction scores, coding and billing changes, and supporting maintenance of certification efforts at the Triological Society’s Combined Sections Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla. in January
While the health reform effort may have only a modest impact overall on otolaryngology, physicians expect greater focus on developing applicable quality measurements for the specialty, a shift to patient-centered access of care, and more training in public policy issues for otolaryngology trainees and residents
Analysts predict the influx of insured patients that are expected to flood the healthcare system will likely shrink physician reimbursements, cause some otolaryngologists to flock to larger healthcare systems or limit access to patients with private insurance plans, and exacerbate the shortage of specialists