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Reporting excision of soft tissue tumor codes(0)

October 1, 2021

This column provides clarification on appropriate code selection for soft tissue tumor excision.

The 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule

Note: Psychotherapy notes are excluded from the definition of EHI for purposes of the information-blocking regulations.

What surgeons should know about: Reporting new office/outpatient E/M codes

This column addresses frequently asked questions about the new office/outpatient E/M reporting guidelines.

 

The Quality Payment Program in 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized several updates to meet the participation requirements for year five (2021) of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The QPP comprises two pathways for participation—the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) or sufficient participation in an Advanced Alternative Payment Model (A-APM). If you participate via MIPS, your score […]

ONLINE FIRST: What surgeons should know about…Quality Payment Program in 2021

Several finalized requirements for QPP participation in 2021 are identified, specifically the MIPS and APM pathways.


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