Tag Archive for ‘Medicare’
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.
Dr. Hoyt’s column describes the economics of health care and addresses health care reform proposals.
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.
ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS
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) […]
State legislatures are geared up for 2012, with most legislative sessions convening between January and July.