What surgeons should know about…
The 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule(Comments Off on The 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule)
Explains how the 2018 CMS Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule affects surgeons, and describes the changes made to the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing program that are relevant to surgical care.
The steps providers can take to prepare for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services New Medicare Card Project are outlined.
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.
Summarizes the purpose of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and the ACS-Brandeis Advanced (A-APM) proposal.
The nine common Medicare and Medicaid audits that could affect surgeons are summarized.
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