Healthcare Finance News January 16, 2020
Susan Morse

Staffing shortages, regulatory burden and reimbursement, and patient expectations on cost, quality and convenience top priorities.

Regulatory burden, staffing shortages and consumer expectations are on the minds of physicians in 2020, according to the MGMA report, A Medical Practice Leader’s Guide to 2020.

Physicians are looking at legislative attempts to curb surprise medical bills, patients’ increasing expectations for price transparency and convenience and their responsibility for MIPS and other reporting requirements, according to Andrew Hajde, an author of the report and assistant director of Association Content at the Medical Group Management Association.


Burn-out from administrative burden, and an increasing physician shortage as doctors retire and baby boomers require more healthcare services, mandates a review of workplace culture and a...