Medicare pay should recognize value of surgeons' office visits
The AMA will take a deeper dive into one aspect of the proposal from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Medicare E/M proposal will slash physicians’ documentation load
AMA has led medicine’s effort to help CMS cut E/M office visit coding-and-documentation requirements while rewarding more time spent with patients.
Relief from administrative burden key to proposed Medicare fee schedule
The AMA appreciates Administrator Seema Verma and CMS proposing policy changes that prioritize patients over paperwork and let doctors be doctors.
Outpatient CDI Workshop & CPT® and RBRVS 2020 Annual Symposium
Learn from experts on CPT®, RBRVS and Medicare payment policy during the 2020 CDI Workshop and the CPT® and RBRVS 2020 Annual Symposium being held Nov. 19-22 in Chicago.
Billing for end-of-life care talks grows, but barriers remain
Medicare now pays for end-of-life talks, yet early-stage data shows that claims are relatively low, with differences by specialty, geography.
Supreme Court to Medicare: Seek feedback before changing rules
In a victory for physicians and patients, the government must disclose any changes to the program and gather input before making anything final.
AMA urges support for creation of APMs for vulnerable populations
Today the AMA adopted new policies to support APMs that link quality measures and payments to outcomes for vulnerable and high-risk populations.
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