Last year, I had a very rare opportunity to congratulate the Obama Administration for its decision to release Medicare’s physician payment data for public scrutiny. It followed up quickly with a data dump of hospital claims.
I also anticipated that this would lead the physicians with the highest spending to justify their claims to the citizens at large. Last week, the Administration released the 2013 physician file, which is causing a this to happen. Here is one high-cost specialist explaining his practice on YouTube.
Read the entire entry: at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.