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Updates to Medicare program change telehealth codes, PQRS

Last month, we reviewed some of the notable changes for the 2012 Medicare program. ... The reports will contain 2010 Medicare A and B paid claims summary information on patients attributed to the group practice.
February 2012

What this year's Medicare battle portends for health care

1, 2009 became a 1.1% increase. Medicare. Payments for office and hospital visits will increase on Jan. ... Internists will see an average $5,000 more on their total Medicare allowable charges in 2008 and 2009.
September 2008

Review Medicare incentive and penalty programs for 2013 Many Medicare programs offer incentives for e-prescribing or quality reporting, or have penalties for failing to comply. ... The bonus payments and adjustments are assessed as a percentage of total
February 2013

Medicare could stay solvent if stakeholders act soon

Medicare and Medicaid contribute more to the growth in federal spending than any other program. ... Cut benefits. Medicare beneficiaries could be required to pay higher co-pays, deductibles and premiums.
March 2010

How Medicare fee-for-service is like a 1965 Ford Mustang

But at its core, Medicare has continued to pay physicians a set amount for each billable service. ... value—to patients, to the taxpayers who fund Medicare, and, let's not forget, to physicians.
May 2015

CMS charts the way to a new Medicare payment system Medicare is transitioning to a new value-based payment system, and the agency has outlined specifics about how it intends to implement it. ... One hopes that most physicians are aware by now that
June 2016

ACP members can influence policy on Medicare's fee schedule

Q: How does ACP 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 2013

Clearing up confusion over Medicare coverage for vaccines Medicare's vaccination payments covered in a variety of ways. ... This benefit, often referred to as Medicare Part D, added coverage for prescription drugs for the first time.
March 2008

Medicare clarifies, updates several claims payment issues

Reminder: The initial AWV (G0438) is a once-in-a-lifetime benefit for Medicare beneficiaries. ... More information is available from CMS in the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 12, Section 30.6.6, online.
May 2013

Is this the end of Medicare and Medicaid as we know them?

President Obama and House Republicans have issued starkly different proposals on the future of Medicare and Medicaid. ... The Ryan plan would also gradually convert Medicare from an open-ended entitlement program to a premium support program.
June 2011

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