Tag Archive for ‘Medicare’

Dateline DC

Dateline DC: An overview of 2020 Medicare physician fee schedule provisions that will affect surgical practices

This month’s column summarizes key provisions in the 2020 Medicare physician fee schedule.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – November 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column describes the economics of health care and addresses health care reform proposals.

The Medicare EHR Incentive Program deadlines

Since implementation of the Medicare electronic health record program, the Bulletin has published columns such as this one to assist surgeons and administrative staff in differentiating the two phases of implementation, to inform surgeons of important deadlines, and to make them aware of the penalties associated with noncompliance and nonparticipation.

Looking forward – August 2012

ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Dr. Borman

Dr. Borman to serve on outpatient payment panel

Karen Borman, MD, FACS, has been appointed to the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the appointment of six new members last week. The purpose of the panel is to provide expert guidance to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) […]

Expectations for state legislatures in 2012

State legislatures are geared up for 2012, with most legislative sessions convening between January and July.


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