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Providing and Billing for Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the ED

In the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, CMS finalized the creation of add-on G-code, G2213, to be billed with E/M visit codes used in the ED setting for medication assisted treatment of opioid use disorder. Having a code to use, however, is not the only hurdle for emergency physicians to cross in providing and billing of MAT for the treatment of opioid use disorder. READ MORE

Latest COVID-19 Relief Package: What Physicians Can Expect

An 11th-hour COVID-19 relief package was approved by both houses of Congress a few days before Christmas and signed into law by President Trump a few days after. The legislation, second in size only to the CARES Act passed last spring in the early days of the pandemic, provides wide-ranging relief to multiple sectors throughout the country, including physicians. READ MORE

2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: What Anesthesiologists Need to Know

Earlier this month, CMS published the final rule of the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. After legislatively mandated adjustments, the 2021 conversion factor is $32.41, and the 2021 anesthesia conversion factor is $20.05, each down about 10 percent from 2020. In addition to changing the payment rates for 2021, the Final Rule also makes changes to several payment policies. We’ve highlighted a few of the biggest changes that will impact anesthesiologists. READ MORE

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