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MACRA

Restored Work GPCI Floor Means More Money — and Hassle — for Medicare Providers

One provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, enacted February 9, 2018, will give Indiana providers a little extra revenue under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. It might also give them an extra little headache as WPS-GHA, Indiana’s Medicare Administrative Contractor, applies the changes retroactively to the first few weeks of the year. READ MORE

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

MACRA Quality Payment Program for Emergency Physicians

Final details of the MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP) for the 2017 reporting year were recently released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). While much of the proposed rule was included in the final draft, CMS made a few provisions especially for small practices, hospital-based clinicians, and eligible providers who aren’t quite ready to dive in for 2017. READ MORE

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