PQRI: A way to get more out of Medicare

By William Rogers, MD, FCEP

Orthopaedists need only report on 3 measures to qualify

I dare say that every physician in the United States is aware that the Medicare program pays doctors less in 2007 than it did in 2001. Physician expenses have been increasing annually—office rent, staff salaries, and malpractice insurance premiums increase every year. What in the world are the bureaucrats who run Medicare thinking?

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