On July 13, Medicare issued the proposed 2022 Physician Fee Schedule for Part B services, known as the Part B Proposed Rule. The Advocacy Committee has begun its review of the more than 1,700-page regulation. Comments from constituents are due by September 13, 2021. CMS will then review and update their Part B payment model and specialty impacts. Take action today!
The 4th of July is not just any day or holiday, it is a celebration of the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America. This July 4th, 2021, please take a moment to read a transcript of the actual Declaration of Independence, below.
Payers are denying image-guided treatment of Pelvic Venous Disease and Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
CardioVascular Specialists, become Supporting Members of the CVC and make your voices heard in Washington DC
Medical practice technologies are rapidly moving to the Internet, or "cloud". When considering your Internet capacity needs, consider both Download and Upload requirements.
As of January 1, 2021, the levels of office or outpatient services are now calculated by medical decision making or total visit time. This article is focused on when time is used to determine the level of service as well as provide clarity on whose time can be counted.
Cuts for Radiology and IR reimbursements are looming. CMS's intention is to cut reimbursements for specialists in order to boost reimbursement for Evaluation & Management patient office visits (E&M). Learn how to capture and bill E&M for your Radiology/IR practice.
In today’s environment of declining reimbursement and increasing costs, it is critical for radiologists to relentlessly strive to optimize their reimbursement and overall practice performance. Radiologist documentation is the key to reimbursement, so it is important to choose your words carefully.
StreamlineMD's EHR Interactive E&M Tool allows providers to understand and determine the appropriate E&M code to assign based on 2021 guidelines for evaluations based on medical decision making or time.
Everyone has been talking about the changes coming to the E&M Guidelines for several years and now it is about to happen. The AMA has put together guidelines related to how these changes will be applied to the Office E&M codes (99202-99215).