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News Article Explaining how GME is funded.

Teaching hospitals diagnose cuts By DARLA MARTIN TUCKER dtucker@thebizpress.com The U.S. Congress is considering snipping away funding meant for teaching hospitals and the consequences could be dire for the professional medical community, according to the Healthcare Association of Southern California. “It’s the lifeline for the physicians and the medical professional,” said Mark Gamble, vice president […]

Funding for the GME Program – Where does the money come from?

Historical and Current Funding Historically, graduate medical education itself has been recognized as a community service and is therefore entitled to receive Medicare funding. In fact, Medicare has been a major source of funding for graduate medical education since the mid-1960s. Until 1983, Medicare paid for graduate medical education on a cost-reimbursement basis. With the […]