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By Esther Turner – CMS has just announced that fielding for Health Outcomes Surveys (HOS) will take place only from August through November, replacing the previous April through July timeline.
CMS developed and published the 2021 performance period electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) flows for eligible professionals/eligible clinicians and eligible hospitals/critical access hospitals to the eCQI Resource Center.
The Deadline for Eligible Hospitals to Submit their Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Hardship Exception Application is Tuesday, September 1
Major modifications are coming to the coding, documentation, and payment of evaluation and management (E/M) services for office visits as Medicare has signaled its intention to implement finalized guidelines and payment rates as planned on January 1, 2021.
Register for this Medicare Learning Network (MLN) event: Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: Understanding 4 Key Topics Listening Session
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released its proposed policies for the 2021 performance year of the Quality Payment Program via the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS is implementing 12 new procedure codes to describe the introduction or infusion of therapeutics, including remdesivir and convalescent plasma, into the ICD-10-PCS, effective August 01, 2020.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released its first monthly update of data that provides a snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on the Medicare population. For the first time, the snapshot includes data for American Indian/Alaskan Native Medicare beneficiaries.