Many Medicare programs offer incentives for e-prescribing or quality reporting, or have penalties for failing to comply. Review the many ups and downs of the many programs in place.
1 Feb 2013
A retrospective cross-sectional study of U.S. retail pharmacy claims found that 2.3% of long-term opioid therapy episodes included naloxone coprescribing, despite recommendations supporting this practice.
23 Feb 2021
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released statements regarding claims payment issues that it will be correcting in the near future, including enforcing coding conventions and restructuring system edits.
1 May 2013
The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (H.R. 6331) was a huge victory for ACP and its allies.
1 Sep 2008
ACP encourages Congress to consider end-of-year issues more fully, such as ensuring that Medicare payment cuts do not threaten primary care during what seems like an annual rite of passage.
1 Feb 2022
Resources include the 2021 Well-Woman Chart, a comprehensive tool for clinicians providing well-woman care that summarizes preventive services recommendations based on age, health status, and risk factors.
6 Apr 2021
Congress faces unpopular options as they consider how to stay solvent through this decade and the next.
1 Mar 2010
The second of a two-part series outlines changes to telehealth codes for diabetes and the Physician Quality Reporting System.
1 Feb 2012
President Obama and House Republicans have issued starkly different proposals on the future of Medicare and Medicaid.
1 Jun 2011
Medicare's vaccination payments covered in a variety of ways.
1 Mar 2008