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The Quality Payment Program started on January 1, 2017. Prior to the QPP, payment increases for Medicare services were set by the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) law. This capped spending increases according to the growth in the Medicare population, and a modest allowance for inflation. However, as clinicians increased their utilization of services, the reimbursement […]
From all of us at Answers Media Network we wish you a safe and happy holiday. Thanksgiving is National Family Health History Day. Over the holiday the Surgeon General encourages Americans to talk about, and to write down, the health problems that seem to run in their family.
The final 2019 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and the Quality Payment Program (QPP) rule released. And CMS finalized innovative changes to the Medicare payment rules for Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies and the End-Stage Renal Disease programs.
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Next Week! National Health IT Week, the nationwide awareness week focused on catalyzing actionable change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology. Inspire progress and tell your story.
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As providers implement value-based care initiatives to reduce costs while improving care delivery and population health, data analytics has become an invaluable asset for identifying care gaps and areas for performance improvement.
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