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MPFS final rule

Key Changes In CY 2024 MPFS Final Rule: New E/M Code, Telehealth Updates, And More

The CY 24 MPFS final rule last run the show was disseminated inside the November 16, 2023 Government Select. The run they appear addresses updated installment for specialist and other specialist administrations conjointly sets out unused rulemaking concerning certain other providers and things, such as ambulances, inquiries about offices and other demonstrative offices, and pharmaceutical […]
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CMS Corrects Time Thresholds for Prolonged Services

What a difference 15 minutes can make when billing E/M services. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice March 14 correcting several errors in the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule. Most notably, CMS is correcting technical errors in the calculations of the time thresholds for reporting evaluation and […]
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CMS Recalculates Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rates for 2021

CMS has updated Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rates for 2021 after a COVID-19 stimulus package mitigated budget neutrality cuts finalized in a December rule. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 passed by Congress on Dec. 21, 2020, enacted a 3.75 percent increase in Physician Fee Schedule payments for all providers in 2021 to “support physicians and other professionals in adjusting to […]
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A Glance at 2021 Evaluation and Management Changes

The evaluation and management (E/M) changes for calendar year 2021 are the result of a collaborative effort between the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS first addressed the changes in the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, in which CMS indicated that it planned on adopting […]
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