AAPC puts positivity during adversity to the test, and members pass with flying colors! As a pandemic swept through the country, AAPC was forced to adapt and transform its 2020 HEALTHCON conference into a virtual experience. Many were dubious this venue could hold a candle to what it would be like to travel to Orlando ...
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Jul 1st, 2020
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COVID-19 is a game-changer. Ever since President Trump declared a public health emergency (PHE) Jan. 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been issuing Social Security Act waivers to Medicare and Medicaid policies in rapid fire succession — including waivers to reporting requirements in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). CMS has ...
May 22nd, 2020
Occupational therapists achieve long sought-after goal. Medicare officials have knocked down another wall that blocked optimal efficiency during COVID-19 public health emergency. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is waiving the requirements that rehabilitation skilled professionals may only perform the initial and comprehensive assessment when only therapy services are ordered,...