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Changes, improvements for Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

A variety of recent changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule will affect internists this year. ... It is also expected to help avoid the operational difficulties associated with administering mid-year Medicare telehealth payment changes.
February 2014

QD: News Every Day--Medicare poses a deficit problem

Medicare poses a deficit problem, note some very influential analysts. A former Congressional Budget Office head and a former Medicare chief chime in on the scope of the program's impact ... In related news for Medicare recipients, the Employee Benefit
January 2020

Medicare follies, or, the Annual Wellness Visit

Medicare follies, or, the Annual Wellness Visit. Over the last few years, Medicare, the government insurance program for the elderly, has added a few benefits, one of them being a yearly
January 2020

Not your father's Medicare

Less well appreciated, but arguably more important, were a wide range of reforms to the Medicare program. ... Penalties for readmissions, requirements for physician quality reporting, pilot programs for bundled payments and accountable care organizations
January 2020

Breathtaking Medicare fraud alleged

Dr. Roy's company, Medistat, with only six doctors on staff, supposedly provided service to more than 11,000 Medicare patients. ... This made Medistat the largest single Medicare home health provider in the country.
January 2020

Mr. President, please fix Medicare

But I also want you to fix Medicare. Medicare is so bureaucratic that expanding it in its current form would be the death knell for primary care physicians and many community ... I continue to care for my Medicare patients and they are a handful.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internists aren't fully adopting Medicare's wellness benefit

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last year added annual wellness visits with no copayment or deductible to the Medicare benefit. ... The remaining respondents were split between rolling out the benefit to staff or to patients, but not both,
January 2020

More changes to Medicare

More changes to Medicare. I am a terrible coder. I think I am a pretty good doctor, but when it comes to coding, the process of figuring out which billing code ... In the words of CMS, it will favor “patients over paperwork.” You can read all 1472
January 2020

Amid Medicare debate comes mandatory e-prescribing

Amid Medicare debate comes mandatory e-prescribing. Included in this week's passage of Medicare payment updates was a carrot-and-stick mandate that doctors electronically prescribe drugs. ... Starting next year, physicians who do e-prescribe will recoup 2
January 2020

Medicare for all as a moral imperative

Medicare for All proponents offer these arguments. • Health care for all is a human right and a moral imperative. • ... Next week, if you will kindly return, I'll offer some ripostes to the Medicare for All arguments. .
January 2020

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