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Cardiology

fibrillation. Frail Medicare beneficiaries with atrial fibrillation had lower rates of adverse events with apixaban versus warfarin, according to a recent study. ... The study included Medicare beneficiaries with atrial fibrillation who had started
July 2021

Continuity of care

Loss of a primary care physician was associated with less primary care use and increased use of specialty, urgent, and emergency care among Medicare beneficiaries, a study found. ... 16 by JAMA Internal Medicine. A total of 9,491 of 90,953 physicians
November 2020

CMS update

managers who interact with Medicare systems and complete tasks related to Medicare quality data submission. ... be familiar with Medicare feedback reports (previously known as QRURs) or plan to review Quality Payment Program feedback.
June 2017

Practice management

Promoting Transparency and Alignment in Medicare Advantage,” which calls for Medicare Advantage plans to increase transparency. ... Medicare Advantage plans to increase transparency and align their processes, policies, and procedures to reduce
November 2017

Mammography

Researchers used Medicare data from 1999 to 2008 to perform a population-based, observational study examining two screening strategies: continuing annual mammography after a certain age or ceasing to screen. ... The goal of the study was to estimate the
February 2020

Targeting glycemic control in the elderly

An analysis of Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized between 1999 and 2011 found that hyperglycemia admissions dropped by 38.6% while admissions for hypoglycemia increased by 11.7%. ... 17. For elderly diabetics on Medicare, hypoglycemia surpassed
October 2014

CMS update

Practices have until 5 p.m. ET on Feb. 28 to enter their 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) data and avoid penalties on their 2018 Medicare payments. ... Practices that do not report PQRS successfully are at risk for 4% to 6% negative payment
February 2017

CMS update

https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2013/05/07/8.htm. As of April 15, new limits apply to additional document requests for Medicare providers, except for physicians and suppliers. ... As of April 15, new limits apply to additional document requests
May 2013

Nonspecific symptoms may have a very specific cause

Finally, turn to our Practice Rx column to learn more about accurate coding for Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit and our Practice Tips column for information on meeting the 3 main
November 2014

Payment models

Physician Fee Schedule, or a monthly care management fee and a hybrid of reduced Medicare fee-for-service payments and up-front comprehensive primary care payments. ... Those in track 1 will receive a monthly care management fee from CMS in addition to
April 2016

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