MACRA requires CMS to remove Social Security Numbers from all Medicare cards by April 2019. CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards with a new Medicare number (currently called the Medicare Claim Number on cards) to your patients in April 2018.
CMS issued 2 proposed rules that would update Medicare payment and policies for doctors and other clinicians who treat Medicare patients in calendar year 2018 & that updates payment rates and policy changes in the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Systemand Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System.
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Join HITECH Answers and SA Ignite and attend our monthly series of webinars on the details of the CMS Quality Payment Program this Thursday at 3pm ET. Our experts will be talking and taking questions on the recent CMS proposed rule.
By Sreeram Mantha – With the federal meaningful use program having dangled the “carrot” of millions of incentive dollars in front of healthcare providers to implement certified EHRs over the last decade, many more systems have been implemented than ever before.
MACRA promises to reshape how Medicare pays physicians under the QPP. Yet, a survey of 1,000 practicing physicians who have been involved in practice decision-making related to it shows that fewer than one in four physicians feel well prepared to meet its requirements in 2017.
By Kayla Matthews – Medical billing is a necessary part of the profession, but it can be tedious and time-consuming, taking up time that could be otherwise spent assisting patients or maintaining your practice.
By Lauren Ruef – Through the passage of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010 and the adoption of electronic medical record reform, hospitals and healthcare organizations have undergone unprecedented change.
By Jon Pearce – When people ask me my Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG) for Zipnosis, I reply: “To make the transactional cost of healthcare $0.00.” The looks I get range from quizzical to quizzical and concerned. After all, people are used to the current payment model.
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