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Advocacy Update: The ACP Advocate Blog: What Can We Do about a Non-compliant Congress?

Physicians know all about non-compliance. Sometimes, no matter what they do, even when they do everything right, patients don’t heed their advice, and the outcome is poor. And sometimes, even when the physician and the patient both do everything correctly, things inexplicably go wrong, and the patient experiences a bad outcome. Some things are just out of the doctor’s and the patient’s control. This concern—that bad outcomes happen even when a doctor provides the best possible care—is one of the major reasons why many physicians distrust pay-for-performance and public reporting. Read more

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