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What prescribers need to know about Medicare Part D

Medicare Part D is no longer new, but there is always something new to keep up with. ... Currently, approximately 39 million of 52 million Medicare beneficiaries, or 75%, are enrolled in Part D plans.
June 2015

CMS update CMS has issued proposed changes to the Medicare Prescription Drug Program and is asking for comments on the proposal by March ... 7. CMS has issued proposed changes to the Medicare Prescription
January 2014

Helping Medicare patients save money on their medications

Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans might provide a solution for your patients, and open enrollment, which runs from Oct. ... Now, there are tools that can help patients enroll or switch among Medicare plans.
November 2015

Four more screening, counseling services covered by Medicare

Self-help materials, phone calls, and Web-based counseling are not paid separately by Medicare and are not covered. ... Medicare beneficiaries with obesity, measured by a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m.
March 2012

Medicare updates affect audits, modifiers and version 5010

CMS set up the RAC program to detect and resolve past payment errors in Medicare fee-for-service claims. ... 5. All physician practices should contact their local Medicare fee-for-service contractor (MAC) for specific testing schedules.
May 2011

Help ACP determine Medicare's physician service payments

Q: How do specialties provide input to the relative values Medicare assigns to services? ... A: ACP and other physician organizations engage CMS directly regarding RBRVS maintenance and Medicare payments.
July 2010

Lessen the burdens of Medicare's home health requirements

A few simple tips can ensure that the patient's needs and Medicare's paperwork are both satisfied. ... ACP has been working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to clarify and address many of our members' concerns.
February 2012

Medicare, many insurers announce coding rules for H1N1

Q: How should I bill Medicare and Medicaid for the H1N1 immunization costs? ... Under Medicare, H1N1 administration claims will be processed using the diagnosis V04.81 (influenza).
November 2009

Medicare pays for annual depression screening

Medicare began covering annual depression screening conducted within a primary care setting in October 2011. ... This is available by placing code 7637 in the Medicare MLN Matters document search tool.
March 2012

The Medicare e-prescribing incentive—a carrot and a stick

of their total Medicare Part B Physician Fee Schedule allowed charges for the reporting period. ... This administrative simplification is possible through pairing claims with Medicare Part D data.
March 2009

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