9 steps to welcoming the new Medicare card in your practice
The transition period to the new Medicare card ends Dec. 31. Here’s what your practice must do to avoid disruption in payments.
Medicaid fraud: Case would wrongly expand physician liability
If trial conviction stands, having no knowledge of how others billed Medicaid for your services would no longer be a viable defense when false-claim allegations arise.
5 things doctors need to know about 2020 Medicare fee schedule
A slightly heavier lift from physicians will be required to avoid penalties and earn bonuses under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
Reporting appropriate use criteria in claims for Medicare patients
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) releases requirements for reporting appropriate use criteria (AUC) in claims for Medicare patients.
Confusion prevails on 2020 Medicare supplement plan changes
If you turn 65 in 2020, your Medigap options will differ from what’s been available. Here’s what senior physicians should understand about the changing landscape.
Federal law cripples telehealth in Medicare. New bill changes that.
Bipartisan Senate bill would eliminate barriers that have made it hard for Medicare patients to access telehealth services from physicians.
Verdict’s in on terminal prognoses: Doctors aren’t fortunetellers
n a Medicare hospice fraud case, federal appeals court sides with the AMA on medical judgment calls such as how long a patient has left to live.
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