5 Ways Healthcare Reform Will Impact Ophthalmologists
Physicians can expect expanded Medicaid coverage to bring more patients and more with eye disease who have put off treatment due to lack of insurance. The increase will incentivize optometrists, ophthalmic assistants and support staff to provide integrated care.
Other effects to anticipate include:
• ACOs affecting referrals
• Referral relationships to change
• Reimbursements under new methods, such as bundled payments
• An increase in ophthalmology-driven ASCs
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