2015 will bring some well-deserved additional reimbursement for primary care physicians and other providers that manage some of the most difficult patients in the healthcare system: those with multiple chronic illnesses. Beginning in 2015, Medicare is going to begin to make separate, monthly payments to physicians for chronic care management (CCM) services. These services include …
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January 6, 2012 A Huge Relief for Physicians and Cash Flow: President Obama Signs the Temporary Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011 which prevents drastic payment cut for physicians and practitioners that treat Medicare patients. For more information go here.
January 5, 2012 CMS has posted this helpful PDF concerning the latest Medicare updates. Download the PDF by clicking here.
CMS has shared the following information on the 5010 Enforcement Discretion Period…
September 22, 2011 On September 12, 2011 President Obama released the following proclamation. Click here to read it.
September 20, 2011 To read this fact sheet Click here. Note: You must click “read more” if you’re on the news page for the link to be available to you.
June 28, 2011 American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has issued a new update regarding the transition to Version 5010 and ICD-10. The article focuses on industry readiness and steps that practices can make to ensure that they are where they should be in relation to the major changes. LINK
June 20, 2011 Please follow this link to review the 2011 Update to the Clinician’s Guide to e-Prescribing, published by the American Medical Association (AMA). This 56-page guide covers the in’s and out’s of e-prescribing: frequently asked questions, understanding meaningful use, additional resources and more.
June 17, 2011 CMS has released its last set of regular code updates before the partial code free on ICD-9-CM takes place. Summary tables of the new, deleted, and revised codes can only be viewed on the CMS website.
June 17, 2011 Check out these helpful resources, published by Medicare and the AAPC regarding the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 and the new 5010 HIPPA guidelines!