2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Updates

2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Updates

By Beth Turnbaugh, Director of Operations, November 13, 2018 CMS has released the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule, 2019 MIPS Quality Measure reporting and some other items that may impact your practice. Please read below. Physician Conversion Factor Physician conversion...
New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening

New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening

In May the American Cancer Society lowered the age for people at average risk* to start regular colon cancer screening at age 45 due to a steep increase of colon cancer patients under 50. This can be done either with a sensitive test that looks for signs of cancer in...
New Medicare Numbers and Cards

New Medicare Numbers and Cards

In May Medicare started sending Medicare recipients their new Medicare cards. The new unique Medicare number or Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) will replace the current Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) – patient’s social security number (SSN). All social...
California Legislation

California Legislation

California Legislation Search for: Recent Posts 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Updates Contracting – What You Don’t Know, Can Hurt You New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening New Medicare Numbers and Cards California Legislation California Legislation Last...
2018 GI Changes

2018 GI Changes

2018 GI Changes Search for: Recent Posts 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Updates Contracting – What You Don’t Know, Can Hurt You New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening New Medicare Numbers and Cards California Legislation To receive maximum reimbursement in...