A focused effort on negotiating payer contracts can create much-needed money for any practice, and coders are uniquely qualified to facilitate these negotiations. This month, I’ll provide an overview of the contract negotiation process. In future months, we’ll discuss each step in greater detail to help you level the playing field with insurance companies. Ask ...
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Dec 30th, 2011
The release of the 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule brings an expansion of the multiple procedure payment reduction policy for Medicare, as well as modifications to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and other changes. Congress acted on Dec. 23, 2011 to stall a 27.4 percent cut in Medicare payments that would ...