In anticipation of possible Congressional action to extend the 2% sequester reduction suspension, we instructed the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) to hold all claims with dates of service on or after April 1, 2021, for a short period without affecting providers’ cash flow.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing multiple flexibilities for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) in response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic public health emergency (PHE). For the 2020 performance year, we are applying the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) automatic extreme and uncontrollable circumstances policy to all individual MIPS eligible clinicians.
Short answer, yes, but, there are exceptions for certain employees raising certain objections.
There are several similarities and differences between COVID-19 and flu. Do you know what they are?
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act suspended the payment adjustment percentage of 2% applied to all Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) claims from May 1 through December 31.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect millions of lives and every aspect of the US economy.
For office/outpatient E/M visits, the 1995 and 1997 E/M guidelines will no longer be used effective January 1, 2021.
Short answer, yes, but, there are exceptions for certain employees raising certain objections…
UnitedHealth Group’s Optum announced on Wednesday that it would acquire Change Healthcare with the aim of more effectively simplifying core clinical, administrative and payment processes…
The Biden administration has announced that it will begin shipping about 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses a week directly to thousands of pharmacies in an attempt to address equity concerns and speed up the country’s crucial inoculation effort….