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There's more to Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit

Medicare providers may perform a medically necessary diagnostic electrocardiogram (EKG) on the same day as an AWV (G0438 or G0439). ... The annual Medicare Part B deductible and co-insurance are waived for the AWV.
November 2014

Not your father's Medicare

Less well appreciated, but arguably more important, were a wide range of reforms to the Medicare program. ... Penalties for readmissions, requirements for physician quality reporting, pilot programs for bundled payments and accountable care organizations
September 2020

More changes to Medicare

More changes to Medicare. I am a terrible coder. I think I am a pretty good doctor, but when it comes to coding, the process of figuring out which billing code ... In the words of CMS, it will favor “patients over paperwork.” You can read all 1472
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--federal government targets Medicare fraud

QD: News Every Day--federal government targets Medicare fraud. The federal government announced a crackdown on Medicare fraud today, indicting 94 people in five cities. ... Doctors, nurses, patients, and others in Miami, New York City, Detroit, Houston
September 2020

Mr. President, please fix Medicare

But I also want you to fix Medicare. Medicare is so bureaucratic that expanding it in its current form would be the death knell for primary care physicians and many community ... I continue to care for my Medicare patients and they are a handful.
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--9 out of 10 doctors accept Medicare, a rate that remains steady

QD: News Every Day--9 out of 10 doctors accept Medicare, a rate that remains steady. ... About 650,000 physicians participated in Medicare in 2011 and nearly 1 million clinicians did.
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internists aren't fully adopting Medicare's wellness benefit

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last year added annual wellness visits with no copayment or deductible to the Medicare benefit. ... The remaining respondents were split between rolling out the benefit to staff or to patients, but not both,
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Medicare proposed going back 10 years for overbilling

Medicare has proposed going back 10 years to collect overpayments, longer than current time periods required to maintain medical records. ... For most treatment settings and other Medicare and Medicaid programs, it's five years.
September 2020

Medicare follies, or, the Annual Wellness Visit

Medicare follies, or, the Annual Wellness Visit. Over the last few years, Medicare, the government insurance program for the elderly, has added a few benefits, one of them being a yearly
September 2020

Amid Medicare debate comes mandatory e-prescribing

Amid Medicare debate comes mandatory e-prescribing. Included in this week's passage of Medicare payment updates was a carrot-and-stick mandate that doctors electronically prescribe drugs. ... Starting next year, physicians who do e-prescribe will recoup 2
September 2020

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