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Friday May 10, 2019

CMS clarifies documentation for teaching physicians' E/M services

Physicians who bill for E/M services while teaching medical students may face some changes under newly clarified federal guidelines.


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Posted at 10:45AM May 10, 2019 by Kent Moore | Comments [0]

Sunday May 05, 2019

States to lose ability to divert Medicaid payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is eliminating a 2014 rule that allowed states to divert Medicaid payments to third parties.


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Posted at 01:30AM May 05, 2019 by Kent Moore | Comments [0]

Friday Apr 26, 2019

CMS Primary Care Initiative provides new payment models

The Primary Care Initiative announced by CMS will give family physicians new payment streams aimed at increasing value-based care.


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Posted at 11:45AM Apr 26, 2019 by Kent Moore | Comments [0]

Thursday Apr 18, 2019

Family physician pay goes up, satisfaction with pay goes down

An annual survey of physician compensation shows a healthy gain for physicians. How do you compare?


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Posted at 09:00AM Apr 18, 2019 by David Twiddy | Comments [0]

Wednesday Apr 10, 2019

Practices gain a second chance to review 2017 QPP results

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is giving practices additional time to review 2017 Quality Payment Program performance data before making it available for public view.


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Posted at 09:00AM Apr 10, 2019 by Erin Solis | Comments [0]

Friday Apr 05, 2019

A new way to earn MIPS credit in 2019

A new study of how physicians collect and report quality measures to Medicare is looking for participants. Successful members will get MIPS credit.


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Posted at 09:00AM Apr 05, 2019 by Kent Moore | Comments [0]

Tuesday Mar 26, 2019

Few receive negative payment adjustment in first year of MIPS

The vast majority of clinicians who were eligible for and participated in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System in 2017 will avoid a negative payment adjustment to their Medicare claims during the 2019 payment year.


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Posted at 05:30PM Mar 26, 2019 by Kent Moore | Comments [0]

Friday Mar 08, 2019

Less than a month left to submit 2018 MIPS data

Physicians eligible for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System in 2018 have only a few more weeks to report your quality measures.


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Posted at 04:00PM Mar 08, 2019 by Kent Moore | Comments [0]

Friday Mar 01, 2019

CMS finds errors in MIPS payment adjustments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services says it is working to fix errors in how this year's MIPS payment adjustments were applied to some physicians.


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Posted at 12:45PM Mar 01, 2019 by Kent Moore | Comments [0]

Wednesday Feb 27, 2019

How to properly code for a Pap smear

Screening for cervical cancer is often included in the physical exam portion of a preventive medicine service. Follow this advice to see when you can bill separately for a Pap smear.


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Posted at 10:00AM Feb 27, 2019 by Betsy Nicoletti | Comments [0]

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