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Lisa Maurer, MD
About Lisa Maurer, MD

Dr. Maurer is an attending physician with Emergency Medicine Specialists in Milwaukee, WI where she serves as Legislative Liaison. Contact: Facebook | More Posts

Doctors: Responsible for health care costs?

A survey of physicians demonstrates an abdication of their responsibility over cost containment in health care. A July 2013 study describes physicians’ perceived responsibility for controlling health care costs and enthusiasm for various [...]

August 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Revising Physician Reimbursement

The Society of General Internal Medicine provides 12 recommendations for reforming payment of physicians. Image © Society of General Internal Medicine It is commonly thought that the best way to abort the meteoric rise in health care costs is [...]

July 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Hospitals Immune to Recession

Hospital prices continued to climb during the Great Recession. The unanswered question, however, is why? As the stock market fell to begin the Great Recession, hospital charges to patients and insurance companies rose.  A recent article in the [...]

April 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

SGR Fix Requires Risk for Doctors

The SGR represents an annual fiscal cliff for doctors yet the political will to fix the problem eludes Congress. Over the last decade, Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula has become a troubling financial topic for policy makers and [...]

February 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

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