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Apr 12th, 2018
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan is delaying their planned non-coverage of hyaluronic acid injections for knees, slated for April 1. BCBS Pulls Up BCBS giving themselves time to study if hyaluronic acid has the true medical benefit that it claims to have for patients with painful arthritic deterioration. Many patients swear by the ...
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, ...