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Physician Compare Initiative

Welcome to the Physician Compare Initiative webpage. This site provides physicians and other healthcare professionals with the latest resources and information about Physician Compare, a website designed to help consumers make informed choices about the healthcare they receive through Medicare. To learn more about Physician Compare, view Physician Compare Overview.

What’s New?

  • Physician Compare Virtual Office Hour session materials now available!

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a one hour Virtual Office Hour session for the Physician Compare website on January 22, 2015. This session provided CMS the opportunity to directly address questions about Physician Compare and public reporting. The Questions and Answers document and presentation slides are now available.  

  • Physician Compare Update E-newsletter

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) recently launched Physician Compare Update, an e-newsletter dedicated solely to communicating Physician Compare related news, updates, alerts, and announcements. Click here to view the first issue of Physician Compare Update. You can also subscribe to the Physician Compare listserv and e-newsletter by registering your email address here.

Contact Physician Compare

E-mail feedback and questions to the Physician Compare team at