Author: Dr. Michael M. Lai, opinion contributor

Inflation is impacting specialty physician practices; Medicare needs the tools to respond

Individuals experiencing symptoms of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a blinding retinal disease, need to see a specialist immediately to save their sight. But how will their vision fare if they have to wait weeks or months to see a physician? Most people with retinal conditions like AMD and diabetic retinopathy see a specialist up to…