We very well may be headed towards another temporary Medicare “doc fix,” and possibly another ICD-10 that once again could come with it. Why does this horror movie keep replaying over and over again?

The annual temporary Medicare “doc fix” is the “Saw” of healthcare policy measures and the latest sequel could be another gruesome tale for healthcare IT leaders.

Let me explain. “Saw” was a horror movie that came out in the mid-aughts. When I was a freshman in college, it was all the rage. Everyone was talking about the mind-blowing finish. The movie did incredibly well at the box office, grossing more than $100 million off a $1.3 million budget.

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