Nov 1st, 2011
Understand how Medicare payments are made by learning how to calculate them. By G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC You probably already know that Medicare payments are based on relative value units (RVUs) assigned to each CPT®/HCPCS Level II code. But the 2011 National Physician Fee Schedule Relative Value File contains no fewer than 10 columns listing ...
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Dec 30th, 2009
By now, you’ve probably heard about the biggest change the 2010 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule has brought about—the elimination of consultation codes. Because this news has received so much fanfare, you may have overlooked other important policy changes. The following is a summary of additional significant policy changes taking place in 2010 of ...