Experience. Integrity. Advocacy.
Experience. Integrity. Advocacy.

July 2017

Proposed Changes to the Medicare Fee Schedule that Could Affect Emergency Physicians

Emergency physicians may benefit from future changes in Medicare billing policy outlined in the proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule released earlier in June. CMS is asking for comments on two different guidelines that could ease documentation guidelines and improve reimbursement for coding and billing E/M services in the emergency department. READ MORE

Proposed Changes to the Medicare Quality Payment Program

A proposed rule updating the Medicare Quality Payment Program was released on June 30, 2017, by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. While changes were recommended to both tracks of the QPP (Advanced APMs and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System), we will highlight those affecting MIPS since more physicians will participate in that track, at least in the initial years of the program. READ MORE

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