By Joanne Finnegan @ Fierce Healthcare

While physician practices are dealing with the regulatory burden of MACRA, most don’t plan to add any staff to handle the additional work. A survey by Physicians Practice found that 87.2% of the 1,000 practice managers and physicians polled said they will not add staff to help implement the new Medicare payment system under the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The top reason is because they plan to train existing staff for any MACRA-related duties, the publication said.

That falls in line with nearly 45% of the respondents reporting their number one staffing challenge is increased workload and employees performing dual responsibilities.

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