Medicare physician payment schedules
Find up to date coverage of rule changes that impact payment amounts for all physician services paid under the Medicare Physician Payment Schedule.
Myth or fact? Ancillary staff can't document parts of E/M services
Medicare does not require doctors to redocument information in a patient’s record that has already been documented by staff or by patients themselves.
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.
Ancillary staff: Who can document components of E/M services?
Ancillary staff and/or patient documentation is the process of non-physicians and non-advanced practice providers (APPs) documenting clinical services, including history of present illness (HPI), social history, family history and review of system
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.
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