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QD: News Every Day--Primary care pay increased in 2009 despite Medicare

See page 295) In Northern Michigan, the doc fix can't come soon enough, as yet more physicians contemplate not accepting any more Medicare patients. ... MGMA attributed the rise to employers’ and payers’ increased commitment to primary care, but
February 2020

Medicare could stay solvent if stakeholders act soon

Medicare and Medicaid contribute more to the growth in federal spending than any other program. ... Cut benefits. Medicare beneficiaries could be required to pay higher co-pays, deductibles and premiums.
March 2010

QD: News Every Day--Medicare holds claims to prevent pay cuts

QD: News Every Day--Medicare holds claims to prevent pay cuts. Today's the deadline for a 21% cut in Medicare reimbursement. ... Congress didn't get a temporary fix pushed through in time, so Medicare is going to hold claims for 10 days to allow
February 2020

Clearing up confusion over Medicare coverage for vaccines

This benefit, often referred to as Medicare Part D, added coverage for prescription drugs for the first time. ... In 2007, the payment for the administration was made under Medicare Part B using the HCPCS code G0377.
March 2008

Release of Medicare pay data raises questions

Being at the top of the list doesn't necessarily mean a physician was taking home millions from Medicare, however. ... Brennan N, Conway PH, Tavenner M. The Medicare physician-data release—context and rationale.
October 2014

QD: News Every Day--A week of waiting for Medicare reimbursement

QD: News Every Day--A week of waiting for Medicare reimbursement. Congress is considering the doc fix this week, a measure to stave off the 21.3% cut to Medicare reimbursement
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--AMA rejects hospice approach to Medicare pay cuts

Members of Congress have floated for months the possibility of a five-year fix to the Medicare reimbursement system. ... There could be a permanent solution to Medicare reimbursement, if some political willpower could be mustered.
February 2020

Follow the changes to Medicare coding edits for early 2009

CPT or HCPCS codes that represent services denied based on NCCI edits cannot be billed to Medicare beneficiaries, because the denials are based on incorrect coding, not on medical necessity. ... Nor can the physician use a “Notice of Exclusions from
February 2009

QD: News Every Day--Doctors face another short-term Medicare pay fix

QD: News Every Day--Doctors face another short-term Medicare pay fix. With no agreement in sight on permanently fixing Medicare reimbursement, Congress will need to pass another extension to keep
February 2020

Accurate coding of the Initial Preventive Physical Examination

It is important for internists to understand and plan for the Initial Preventive Physical Examination, a one-time visit for new Medicare beneficiaries. ... The IPPE is a preventive wellness examination (not the routine physical head-to-toe examination,
October 2014

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