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Physician Income

The High Cost of Quality Reporting

Back in mid-March, dozens of healthcare organizations sent a letter to newly-confirmed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma urging the federal government to reduce the burden and penalties associated with quality reporting. But just how high are those costs? Read more

When Was the Last Time You Reviewed Your Practice Fee Schedule?

With so much riding on a practice’s fee schedule, it seems important that physicians routinely review their fee schedules. But do they? How long has it been since you dusted off the charge list of procedures you routinely perform? And more importantly, how do you know when your fee schedule needs to be changed or updated? Read more

CMS Releases Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2017

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the final rule of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), this was the first year in a while that industry insiders weren’t scouring for guidelines related to the Physician Quality Reporting System or the Value-Based Payment Modifier. With those programs being replaced through the MACRA Quality Payment Program, the MPFS dealt primarily with payment policies. Read more

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