Prepare for MIPS/MACRA 2023

It’s that time again to make sure your practice is on track for reporting MACRA/MIPS for 2023.  Below are some resources to assist you in understanding the MIPS/MACRA requirements for 2023.

2023 Interventional Cardiology CPT Code Changes

The following information details Interventional Cardiology CPT changes for 2023 which may impact your practice. There are nine new Category I codes and three new Category III codes, two of which are add-on codes to the main procedure. Be sure to review below, update or create new report templates, and share with your practice management team(s) in preparation for January 1st in order to avoid billing and reimbursement delays.

Safeguard Your EHR Against a RAC Review

When the RAC team evaluates your data, they use a checklist based on the Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) issued by the Medicare Administrators. Documentation and compliance with your LCD are key for reimbursement.  Inadequate notes will fail review if the documentation does not adhere to the pre-determined requirements set forth by your LCD. 

CMS Cuts Jeopardize Patient Access to Vein & Vascular Specialists

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!