Monday, July 23, 2012

BNA: Multiple Medical Groups Back Guidelines From AMA on Doctor Performance Reports

Mindy Yochelson

Dozens of physician groups are behind an American Medical Association effort to standardize performance data reports that doctors receive from health insurers, AMA said July 16.

AMA released a list of more than 60 groups -- mostly specialty organizations and state medical societies -- that support guidelines AMA developed for physician profiling. CIGNA Healthcare, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, DakotaCare, and the Midwest Business Group on Health were among the signatories.

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