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Four more screening, counseling services covered by Medicare

Self-help materials, phone calls, and Web-based counseling are not paid separately by Medicare and are not covered. ... Medicare beneficiaries with obesity, measured by a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m.
March 2012

Medicare ramps up rationing of cardiac and orthopedic care

Medicare ramps up rationing of cardiac and orthopedic care. With the announcement that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin auditing 100% of expensive cardiovascular and orthopedic procedures ... The Center for Medicare and
September 2019

Health and Human Services announces push to end fee-for-service payments for Medicare

Health and Human Services announces push to end fee-for-service payments for Medicare. ... In their Jan. 26 announcement, HHS has characterized the evolution of Medicare payment as a series of 4 steps, or categories.
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Medicare further delays payments in case 'doc fix' passes

QD: News Every Day--Medicare further delays payments in case 'doc fix' passes. ... Republicans countered with calls for offsetting the additional costs of not cutting physician's Medicare reimbursement, and that health care reform passed earlier this
September 2019

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

Good things in medicine now include Medicare: shocking!

This meant that any prevention that I did perform on my Medicare patients had to be done on the side during problem-oriented visits. ... The Medicare Preventive Care Visit came into effect, paying well for keeping people well.
September 2019

Medicare updates affect audits, modifiers and version 5010

CMS set up the RAC program to detect and resolve past payment errors in Medicare fee-for-service claims. ... 5. All physician practices should contact their local Medicare fee-for-service contractor (MAC) for specific testing schedules.
May 2011

QD: News Every Day--Doctors worn down, quitting from Medicare uncertainty

QD: News Every Day--Doctors worn down, quitting from Medicare uncertainty. The Senate continues to look for consensus to avoid a catastrophic 21.3% cut in Medicare reimbursement that takes effect ... Associated Press, Washington Post, Kaiser Health News).
September 2019

Help ACP determine Medicare's physician service payments

Q: How do specialties provide input to the relative values Medicare assigns to services? ... A: ACP and other physician organizations engage CMS directly regarding RBRVS maintenance and Medicare payments.
July 2010

QD: News Every Day--How will Medicare reimbursement fare post-election?

QD: News Every Day--How will Medicare reimbursement fare post-election? Failure to permanently fix Medicare reimbursement would be a catastrophe, says Cecil B. ... But Congress is entering its lame-duck session, and will likely have just one week to
September 2019

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