Effective January 1, 2014: Medicare will pay outpatient mental health services at the same rate as other Part B services, that is, at 80 percent of the physician fee schedule [an increase from 50 percent]
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April 3, 2011 PQRI continues in 2011. Physical Therapists who successfully report will receive a 1.0% bonus. Medicare has made it clear that this bonus will diminish in years to come and that a penalty will be applied to those who do not participate. Please advise us if you will be newly participating in the
April 3, 2011 The Therapy Cap Exception process has been extended for 2011. There is a dollar tracking feature in Misys that can track the Medicare allowable and assist you in notifying your patients when their therapy limit for 2011 has been reached. The Therapy Cap limit for 2011 is $1870. To use this feature