What surgeons should know about…
Quality and Resource Use Reports(Comments Off)
The purpose and methodology of Quality and Resource Use Reports are explained in this month’s column.
This month’s column summarizes changes reflected in the new code sets and highlights resources available to aid in the transition.
This month’s column summarizes provisions in the Affordable Care Act that have expired or are set to expire in the near future and offers guidelines for surgeons to advocate for extending key programs.
An overview of ACS coding workshops, including benefits of attendances, topics covered, and registration information is provided in this month’s column.
The Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule—which establishes federal fiscal year 2015 policies for Medicare payments to hospitals for inpatient stays—is discussed in this month’s column, along with how the IPPS will affect surgeons.
More in this category
- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
- Physician Payments Sunshine Act data scheduled for release
- The ICD-10 delay
- Avoiding the 2015 Medicare EHR Incentive Program penalty
- Billing for services performed by nonphysician practitioners
- The Measure Applications Partnership
- PQRS reporting in 2014
- Repealing the SGR
- The benefits of attending a 2014 ACS Surgical Coding Workshop
- The Medicare EHR Incentive Program in 2014
- The Medicare EHR Incentive Program deadlines
- Using S-CAHPS
- Bundled payment
- The inpatient list
- Transitioning to ICD-10