CMS comment submitted by American Osteopathic Association representatives on AMA RUC September 5, 2018, with tracking number: 1k2-9592-adpg Starting 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes enacting Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction (MPPR) if an evaluation and management (E/M) service and procedure are performed on the same date of service. Citing abuse of ...
But be sure you step up your game on meeting attestation and signature requirements. As an ongoing effort to help reduce administrative burden on practitioners, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an important update for physicians and other clinicians working in teaching institutions. According to CMS’ E/M Service Documentation Provided by Students ...
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Apr 5th, 2018
A representative from the Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a listening session regarding proposed updates to the documentation guidelines for evaluation and management (E/M) services on March 21st. The listening session was to get feedback from stakeholders on policy proposals for upcoming notice and comment ...
Accurate coding and better documentation can help raise red flags when patient abuse is present. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that drug overdose deaths are the leading cause of injury death in the United States; and each year, drug abuse causes millions of serious illnesses or injuries across America. Commonly ...
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released a new recommendation for obesity screening in children and adolescents. The USPSTF recommends that clinicians screen for obesity in children and adolescents 6 years and older, and offer or refer overweight individuals to comprehensive, intensive behavioral interventions to promote improvements in weight status. This recommendation is bas...