Keyword: Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
Doctors overestimate the time it takes to perform procedures that are used to calculate Medicare payments, a new study found.
To attract more doctors to primary care, CMS is reforming Medicare payment systems—paying more for managing care for patients with chronic conditions.
Physicians will receive a small increase in Medicare payments under the 2018 Physician Fee Schedule.
Medicare has issued new rules intended to eliminate payment disparities between services offered at physician offices and hospital-owned outpatient centers.
Responses to CMS’ proposed 2017 physician fee schedule are generally supportive, though concerns linger around physician reporting burdens.
The government's push toward value-based care has led healthcare systems in the Minneapolis area to invest in primary care as a cost-effective way to manage patient populations and stimulate growth.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is putting its money where its mouth is, placing primary care at the forefront when it comes to the proposed changes in the Medicare physician fee schedule released this week.