Physician practice costs are top challenge, survey says

08/9/2013 | AAFP News Now

The biggest daily challenge for physician practices is increasing operating costs, according to a survey of 1,067 practice executives by MGMA-ACMPE. The cost of operating a medical group practice has gone up twice as fast as the consumer price index over the past 11 years, according to MGMA-ACMPE senior fellow David Gans. Other key challenges are related to payment issues and new reimbursement models.

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