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Time may be running out for the group that helps divide the Medicare pie.
Our previous issue described the requirements and introduced an encounter form for documenting these visits. Now we answer your questions about this newest Medicare benefit.
Fix these problems to increase your bottom line.
Don't let varying interpretations of the evaluation and management guidelines keep you from getting paid.
Start with steps that increase practice revenue. Then you'll be better able to afford the steps that just make practice better and more satisfying.
A coalition is working to prove the concept and create an imperative for change. Payers and policymakers are getting on board. Are you?
The first step to improving your bottom line is to make sure you bill for the services you are already providing.
An insider explains what you can do to ensure that the services you provide are actually covered by your patients' insurance.
A simple rule change could improve access and quality of care while reducing inequities between compensation for E/M services and for procedures.
Even paying physicians too little may be too much for Medicare.