The first of a two-part series outlines changes to the fee schedule update, values for observation services, electronic prescribing and annual wellness visits, including chart-by-chart breakdowns for relative value units.
1 Jan 2012
CMS recently released a proposed rule that would update the Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program.
7 Jun 2011
Three programs that promised more reimbursement for primary care delivered mixed results. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services laid out who actually received more for using computers in medicine, and how much.
1 Jul 2011
Under the 2013 Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program, physicians must successfully report as an electronic prescriber by June 30 to avoid a 2% penalty on Medicare payments in 2014.
14 May 2013
June 30 is the last day you can report electronic prescriptions to avoid a payment penalty under the Medicare Electronic Prescribing program in 2014.
18 Jun 2013
Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a new final rule, making changes to the Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program for 2011.
13 Sep 2011
New information about the Medicare Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program for 2012 is now available on the Running a Practice section of the College website.
6 Dec 2011
ACP recently joined other organizations in releasing an updated version of “A Clinician's Guide to Electronic Prescribing,” which assists health care professionals in transitioning from paper to e-prescribing systems.
10 May 2011
Physicians and other eligible professionals have until Dec. 31 to report at least 25 successful electronic prescribing (eRx) transactions to earn a 0.5% bonus on total allowed charges for professional services covered by the Medicare Part B Physician Fee Schedule during 2013.
19 Nov 2013
Physicians and other eligible professionals have until Dec. 31, 2013, to report at least 25 successful electronic prescribing (eRx) transactions to earn a 0.5% bonus on total allowed charges for professional services covered by the Medicare Part B Physician Fee Schedule during 2013.
17 Dec 2013