Tag Archive for ‘Medicare Part B’

Table 1. PAR and non-PAR reimbursement

Medicare enrollment and participation

This article provides guidance to assist Fellows in navigating their contractual relationships with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

What Surgeons Should Know About...

Medicare participation and enrollment

Physicians, nonphysician practitioners, and other Medicare Part B providers must enroll in the Medicare program to be paid for the covered services and items they provide to Medicare beneficiaries. Providers must make their 2019 Medicare determinations by December 31. As the deadline approaches and providers consider their options with respect to Medicare participation, this column […]

Medicare participation: Know your options

The three options for surgeons who participate in Medicare Part B are summarized, as are the steps for achieving participating in this program.

2014 fee schedule and CPT code changes will affect surgical practice

Several changes to payment policy and coding and reimbursement will take effect in 2014. Although the Medicare physician fee schedule and coding changes introduce several important payment and coding policies that will affect all physicians, this article focuses on updates particularly relevant to surgery and other related specialties.


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