Apr 1st, 2013
By Penny Osmon Bahr, BA, CPC, CPC-I, CHC, PCS The 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule makes several changes to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). Providers who begin reporting now in accordance with these changes stand to gain incentive payments, while those who don’t will soon suffer economic consequences. Incentives: The Good, ...
Apr 5th, 2010
A letter of comments sent by 96 specialty and state medical societies urges the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reconsider some aspects, saying the Stage 1 electronic health record (EHR) incentive program is too aggressive. Med Societies Urge Restraint, Changes for “Meaningful Use” was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...