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Value-Based Payment Modifier

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

2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: A Few Notes for Emergency Physicians

On October 30, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a final rule updating payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule on or after January 1, 2016. Among the many provisions of the proposed fee schedule, the following items are among those most noteworthy for the coming year, particularly for emergency physicians. Read more

2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: A Few Notes for Anesthesiologists

On October 30, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule updating payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule on or after January 1, 2016. Among the many provisions of the proposed fee schedule, the following items are among those most noteworthy for the coming year, particularly for anesthesiologists. Read more

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