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.
Clinicians may be missing opportunities to vaccinate Medicare patients against influenza, and racial disparities exist in vaccination rates, a study found. ... Half (50.5%) of Medicare beneficiaries ages 19 or older received an influenza vaccine during
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/02/02/5.htm. Over a third of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) enrolled in a Medicare plan's Medication Therapy Management program in ... Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are enrolled
29. ACP strongly supports recent proposed changes in Medicare payments to physicians that would recognize the value of cognitive services in providing quality patient care. ... These provisions were included in the proposed Medicare Physician Fee
2016 among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, with lower frequency among nonwhite patients and those in regions other than the Northeast. ... an estimated 4.1% (95% CI, 3.9% to 4.3%) of the eligible Medicare population.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/04/07/4.htm. Observed Medicare costs were compared with predictions based on the standard CMS-Hierarchical Condition Category model, both with and without a ... Researchers performed a retrospective cohort
Medicare announced last week that it would begin covering screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT, effective immediately. ... Medicare will now cover the screens once per year for beneficiaries who meet all of the following criteria:.
On June 4, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule updating the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/06/17/6.htm. Medicare providers who were unable to successfully demonstrate meaningful use for 2013 can submit hardship exceptions to avoid the upcoming Medicare ... 1, 2015. Medicare providers who were
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2011/10/25/7.htm. Due to new risk-screening criteria established as part of the Affordable Care Act, clinicians who enrolled in Medicare prior to ... Clinicians will receive a notice to re-enroll from their