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2009 brings some changes to Welcome to Medicare exam

Examination (IPPE), or the Welcome to Medicare exam, for newly enrolled Medicare Part B beneficiaries. ... This benefit is in addition to other Medicare-covered preventive services, e.g.
March 2009

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
January 2020

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.
January 2020

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

QD: News Every Day--Medicare payment change hurt care coordination

Subspecialists offset revenue losses through cost-cutting measures, including:. --30% cut services to Medicare patients or are contemplating other measures,. ... 79% of clinical endocrinologists are decreasing the number of Medicare patients or reducing
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Medicare cuts cause most unease among medical practices

Potential Medicare cuts are the top challenge to running a practice, according to a survey. ... participating in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' EHR meaningful use incentive program.
January 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

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
January 2020

Kwasiorkor codes in California Medicare population triggers investigation

One of the patients that they billed Medicare for was interviewed and she said she was never malnourished and was never told she had Kwashiorkor. ... The majority of hospitals lose money on Medicare patients. Flagrant abuse in billing, such as is
January 2020

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

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