CMS may soon pay docs for advance planning discussions

The Medicare program may soon pay physicians for discussing with patients and their families advance care planning, including treatment options at the end of life, HealthLine has reported. The American Medical Association will soon make payment recommendations to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding advanced planning. Some private payers already reimburse for the practice, and it is also covered under Medicaid rules in some states. In Colorado, physician receive $80 for a consultation lasting up to 30 minutes. Article


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