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The Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative launched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will test the effects of a blended payment model for primary care services, including a per-member-per-month care management fee. This article describes the details, timeline and other information about this promising initiative.
This article describes changes in the CMS claim form that will take effect in January 2007.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Web site offers useful forms, resources and answers to questions that physicians may have, but they're not always easy to find. This article helps the reader locate the information he or she most needs.
The author explains how readers can work with the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) regional office in their area to resolve problems they have with their Medicare carriers.