The healthcare industry has been caught up in the excitement of physician payment reform, but one industry expert notes that much uncertainty lies ahead for the proposed rule and its provisions are hardly a fait accompli.

The final form of the final rule is still uncertain; federal agencies may take a while to finalize the details in advance of the expected effective date; and the impact of the transition of power in the White House has yet to be factored in, says Chris Emper, vice president of government affairs at NextGen Healthcare Systems, a physician software vendor.

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