As health reform continues to changes the landscape of our country’s health system, what is there to watch in this new year? A lot, industry insiders say.
Lou Goodman, president of The Physicians Foundation and CEO of the Texas Medical Association, says 2013 will be “a watershed year” for the U.S. health care system. Most of those changes will have a big impact on both patients and the physicians caring for them.
1. Ongoing uncertainty over PPACA
3. A scramble to fix the doctor shortage
4. Erosion of physician autonomy
5. Growing administrative burdens