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Recorded webinar from December 2012. Presented by Alva S. Baker, MD, CMD. This session examines the relationships between E/M documentation and coding and billing. Topics include a review of the billing codes for services provided to patients in the...
Confused about all the recent changes to physician payment reform? Let AMDA health policy experts provide you with all the information you need to succeed in the new payment reform environment. The Forum covers the details of the recently passed...
January 27, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has recommended sub-topics within three of the four previously identified areas of focus for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging
April 15, 2015
The U.S. Senate last night voted to repeal permanently the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula under which physicians have been reimbursed for care they provide through Medicare. The formula has been in place since 1997.
July 8, 2015
The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) strongly approves the move: “Post-acute and long-term care practitioners provide quality and thoughtful care and family members and friends of very ill patients will receive greater peace...
July 9, 2015
Long-term care organizations are applauding a proposal released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that would reimburse healthcare practitioners for discussing advance care planning with patients.
August 5, 2015
A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposal to reimburse practitioners for discussing advance care planning drew praise of long-term care medical directors in July.
Resolution E99 Becomes Policy March 1999 AMDA resolves to encourage HCFA to support the following objectives under the PPS; physician visits should be based on medical necessity; and all physician visits required by federal or state laws or...
Resolution B01 Becomes Policy March 2001 AMDA resolves to work to ensure that the Medicare Relative Value Update Committee will include as a permanent member a physician who practices the specialty of long-term care and geriatric medicine.