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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--Can Congress halt Medicare cuts before Memorial Day?

The U.S. House will take up a jobs and tax bill that would set Medicare reimbursement rates for the next three years. ... The measure would offset a 21.3% cut in Medicare reimbursement with $60 billion in funding over three years.
December 2021

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
December 2021

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
December 2021

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.
December 2021

Medicare reveals physician payments

Medicare reveals physician payments. With little fanfare, the federal government made public all of the “Part B” Medicare expenditures from 2012. ... In addition, the data are limited to services provided to Medicare beneficiaries, and therefore are
December 2021

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.
December 2021

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,
December 2021

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
December 2021

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. .
December 2021

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