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December 18, 2020
CMS has issued a new MLN Matters Article MM12071 on Summary of Policies in the Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule, Telehealth Originating Site Facility Fee Payment Amount and Telehealth Services List, CT...
Policy Snapshot
December 18, 2020
CMS has issued a new MLN Matters Article MM12071 on Summary of Policies in the Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule, Telehealth Originating Site Facility Fee Payment Amount and Telehealth Services List, CT...
Policy Snapshot
December 11, 2020
On June 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published Program Year 2019 Open Payments data, along with updated and newly submitted data from previous program years. This data is available for review and dispute in the Open...
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December 11, 2020
Due to the later release of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule, CMS is extending the 2021 annual participation enrollment period for eligible physicians, practitioners, and suppliers. Participation elections and withdrawals must be post-...
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December 11, 2020
CMS, CDC, and the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program present this live Q&A series on Thursday, January 7, from 4:00 to 5:00 PM ET: Register for Q&A sessions Submit questions in advance to DVACSupport@thebizzellgroup.com Visit the...
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December 4, 2020
On December 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule on the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program. The rule included a nearly 10% cut to physician payments for evaluation and...
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December 4, 2020
The calendar year 2021 Physician Fee Schedule final rule provisions reduce burden, recognize clinicians for the time they spend taking care of patients, remove unnecessary quality measures, and make it easier for clinicians to move toward value-...
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December 4, 2020
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new voluntary payment model that builds on CMS’ focus to deliver Medicare beneficiaries value through better care and improved quality. The Geographic Direct Contracting...
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December 4, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to remind clinicians of important upcoming Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) dates and deadlines: December 31 – 2020 Promoting Interoperability Hardship Exception...
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December 4, 2020
To further support clinicians during the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is extending the 2020 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception...