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The New Medicare Card Project(Comments Off on The New Medicare Card Project)

November 1, 2017

The steps providers can take to prepare for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services New Medicare Card Project are outlined.

Figure 1. Geographic CBO Coverage by Organization

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System for small and rural practices

Describes the challenges small and rural practices transitioning to Quality Payment Program may face and outlines reporting requirements to help these practices succeed in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

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Alternative Payment Models

Summarizes the purpose of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and the ACS-Brandeis Advanced (A-APM) proposal.

Health insurance audit processes, penalties, and appeals

The nine common Medicare and Medicaid audits that could affect surgeons are summarized.


Postoperative data reporting for global services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is collecting claims-based data on postoperative visits provided in the 10- and 90-day global period.

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