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2021 Medicare Pay Schedule Eases Physicians’ Documentation Burdens

Industry News2021 MEDICARE PAY SCHEDULE EASES PHYSICIANS’ DOCUMENTATION BURDENSRES ACT – PROVIDER RELIEF FUNDBack To All PostsNews2021 Medicare pay schedule eases physicians’ documentation burdensKEVIN B. O’REILLY – AMA-ASSN.ORGThe final 2021 Medicare physician payment schedule includes a simpler, more flexible process for coding and documenting evaluation and management (E/M) office-visit services. But those positive changes, set […]

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CMS Finalizes Physician Payment Rule for 2021: 6 Takeaways

Industry NewsCMS FINALIZES PHYSICIAN PAYMENT RULE FOR 2021: 6 TAKEAWAYSBack To All PostsNewsCMS finalizes physician payment rule for 2021: 6 takeawaysAYLA ELLISON – TWITTER.COMCMS released its annual changes to the physician fee schedule for 2021, which updates the payment rates for physician services and expands the list of telehealth services covered by Medicare.Six takeaways from […]

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CMS Issues Final 2021 Physician Fee Schedule

Industry NewsCMS ISSUES FINAL 2021 PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULEBack To All PostsNewsCMS issues final 2021 Physician Fee ScheduleTODD SHRYOCK – MEDICALECONOMICS.COMConversion factor drops by 10%, but some practices will benefit from increased E/M coding levels.CMS issued the final rule for the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule and doctors will see a conversion factor of $32.41, a decrease […]

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Fee Schedule, Including E/M Changes

Industry NewsFEE SCHEDULE, INCLUDING E/M CHANGESBack To All PostsNewsFee Schedule, Including E/M ChangesJACQUELINE LAPOINTE –REVCYCLEINTELLIGENCE.COMDecember 02, 2020 – After some delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS has released the final rule for the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.The final rule unveiled by CMS yesterday evening will dictate how much Medicare physicians get paid for […]

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Final Policy, Payment, and Quality Provisions Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2021

Industry NewsFINAL POLICY, PAYMENT, AND QUALITY PROVISIONS CHANGES TO THE MEDICARE PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2020Back To All PostsNewsFinal Policy, Payment, and Quality Provisions Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2021 CMS.GOVPhysicians PolicyOn December 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that includes […]

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AMA Updates CPT Code Set to Include COVID-19 Vaccine Codes

Industry NewsAMA UPDATES CPT CODE SET TO INCLUDE COVID-19 VACCINE CODESBack To All PostsNewsAMA Updates CPT Code Set to Include COVID-19 Vaccine CodesREVCYCLEINTELLIGENCE.COMThe organization approved a unique CPT code for each of two COVID-19 vaccines to allow for better tracking, reporting, and analysis of immunization efforts.November 11, 2020 – The American Medical Association (AMA) has added several […]

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McLaren St. Luke’s sues ProMedica over dropping coverage

Industry NewsMCLAREN ST. LUKE’S SUES PROMEDICA OVER DROPPING COVERAGEBack To All PostsNewsMcLaren St. Luke’s sues ProMedica over dropping coverageTOLEDOBLADE.COMMcLaren St. Luke’s Hospital announced Wednesday it has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against ProMedica Health System alleging anticompetitive business practices.The Maumee hospital seeks to stop ProMedica from terminating the hospital and its physicians from the commercial and […]

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McLaren St. Luke’s sues ProMedica over dropping coverage

Industry NewsMCLAREN ST. LUKE’S SUES PROMEDICA OVER DROPPING COVERAGEBack To All PostsNewsMcLaren St. Luke’s Sues ProMedica over Dropping CoverageBROOKS SUTHERLAND AND TOM TROY -TOLEDOBLADE.COMMcLaren St. Luke’s Hospital announced Wednesday it has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against ProMedica Health System alleging anticompetitive business practices.   The Maumee hospital seeks to stop ProMedica from terminating the […]

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AMA Updates CPT Code Set to Include COVID-19 Vaccine Codes

Industry NewsAMA UPDATES CPT CODE SET TO INCLUDE COVID-19 VACCINE CODESBack To All PostsNewsAMA Updates CPT Code Set to Include COVID-19 Vaccine CodesJACQUELINE LAPOINTE  – REVCYCLEINTELLIGENCE.COMThe organization approved a unique CPT code for each of two COVID-19 vaccines to allow for better tracking, reporting, and analysis of immunization efforts. November 11, 2020 – The American Medical Association […]

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