Physicians Advocacy Institute
Physician practice advocacy is at the heart of PAI’s mission. Today’s payment/regulatory environment and rapidly evolving health care marketplace presents a host of challenges for physicians, contributing to a high rate of “burnout.” Physicians across the country have sold their practices to hospitals or health systems at an unprecedented pace. Physicians who remain in solo or small group practices are struggling to keep their practices afloat financially. All physicians - employed and independent - strive to deliver the highest possible quality for their patients, even as insurance coverage erodes.
The challenges facing physicians include:
PAI’s advocacy to address these myriad issues falls primarily into two buckets: