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May 14th, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released new regulations on May 11 which affect physicians. “Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2010; Corrections; Final Rule” corrects several technical and typographical errors in the final rule with comment period (74 FR 61738) that appeared ...
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Apr 5th, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun to implement certain provisions in the health care reform bills President Obama signed into law in March. Medicare fee-for-service provisions in the bills have varying effective dates, but several require immediate attention. Health Care Reform Provision Implementation Begins was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by ...
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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 ...
Dec 1st, 2007
The Key To Maximum Reimbursement Is Not Paying For Facility Expenses By Suzanne Fletcher-Petrich, CPC, CPC-P A key factor in maximizing practice revenue can be associated with keeping track of how many procedures are scheduled in the office versus how many are scheduled in a hospital or ambulatory surgical center (ASC). Physicians who are in ...