Oct 14th, 2020
Billions more available to beleaguered providers. Add-on payments are available for healthcare providers “on the frontlines” of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Oct. 1 an additional $20 billion under a Phase 3 General Distribution allocation of the Provider Relief Fund (PRF). Who Qualifies for Add-On Payments? The ...
In Audit
Oct 1st, 2020
Here is your provider-based billing (hospital outpatient billing) guid...
In Billing
Sep 18th, 2020
Quality reporting won’t pay off in 2020 for some eligible clinicians unless they do this. Eligible clinicians who achieved Qualifying Alternative Payment Model (APM) Participant (QP) status in 2018 should begin receiving their 5 percent incentive payment this month. More than 183,000 clinicians achieved QP status in the 2018 performance year of the Quality Payment ...
Aug 21st, 2020
Quality Payment Program participation gets a little easier in some ways, tougher in others. A proposed rule published in the Aug. 17 Federal Register outlines potential changes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) starting Jan. 1, 2021. Rather than implementing certain provisions finalized last year, however, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is ...
In Billing
Aug 7th, 2020
Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule lays the groundwork for payment and policy changes in ...