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QD: News Every Day--Medicaid pay will rise to Medicare levels for next two years

QD: News Every Day--Medicaid pay will rise to Medicare levels for next two years. ... Medicaid reimbursement will rise to Medicare levels for primary care physicians effective in January, the government announced last week.
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Low-value services may cost Medicare billions

QD: News Every Day--Low-value services may cost Medicare billions. Medicare spending on low-value services may cost anywhere from $2 billion to $8.5 billion, depending upon how one ... The more sensitive measure was 2.7% of total annual Medicare Parts A
February 2020

Time for Medicare to quit ignoring primary care

They divvy up billions of Medicare and Medicaid dollars and all insurance payers base their reimbursement on these values also. ... The AMA would have to take notice, as would the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Two-thirds of doctors report accepting Medicare patients

But 17% said they said they won’t take Medicare and 13% are still deciding whether to. ... accepting new Medicare patients in 2005 and 90.7% in 2012, the agency reported.
February 2020

Medicare audits, or how I spent part of Labor Day Weekend

This Labor Day weekend I had to “labor” away part of it to satisfy a Medicare requirement. ... I received a fax from a medical supplier saying that Medicare had sent them an, “additional documentation request” for diabetic supplies for a patient
February 2020

Yes, price matters

Trump said. The report compares prices charged by drug manufacturers in the United States and 16 other countries for 27 drugs that are covered by Part B of Medicare. ... Previous proposals have suggested allowing Medicare to negotiate prices. This idea
February 2020

There's more to Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit

Medicare providers may perform a medically necessary diagnostic electrocardiogram (EKG) on the same day as an AWV (G0438 or G0439). ... The annual Medicare Part B deductible and co-insurance are waived for the AWV.
November 2014

Outcome bias

This is becoming increasingly difficult in infection prevention as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services pay-for-performance programs put more and more pressure on rates.
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Can Congress halt Medicare cuts before Memorial Day?

The U.S. House will take up a jobs and tax bill that would set Medicare reimbursement rates for the next three years. ... The measure would offset a 21.3% cut in Medicare reimbursement with $60 billion in funding over three years.
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Self-referrals for imaging studies pose risks for patients, cost Medicare $109 million

QD: News Every Day--Self-referrals for imaging studies pose risks for patients, cost Medicare $109 million. ... than they would have if they were not self-referring in 2010, costing Medicare about $109 million.
February 2020

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