Medicare made $70 billion in payments to physicians in 2017 for care they provided to the 44 million Americans. But who decides how much a physician should be reimbursed from Medicare for their services?
Applications opened yesterday for the China Scholars Program, an intensive, college-level online course on contemporary China for U.S. high school students. The China Scholars Program is offered by the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Stanford University, and is open to rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.
Drug companies and medical device manufacturers have long cultivated ties with physicians and hospitals in an effort to promote their wares. This has led to some suspicion that patients may end up with prescriptions for drugs they don’t need or devices they don’t want.
To thwart the effects of ‘Putinism,’ the American people must first understand the nature of the threat, Michael McFaul told the House Intelligence Committee.What is “Putinism,” and what threat does it pose to U.S. national security? What steps can the U.S. take to confront it? These are the questions that former U.S.