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Alternative Payment Models(Comments Off on Alternative Payment Models)

September 1, 2017

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.


Reporting global codes data in 2017

This column describes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ efforts to collect global surgical codes data from practitioners in nine states..

Surgical coding workshops

The benefits of attending a 2017 ACS Surgical Coding Workshop

This month’s column provides an overview of ACS coding workshops, including benefits of attendance, topics covered, and registration information.

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