Pneumatic Compression Devices Are in the Spotlight for 2024 Audits

Pneumatic Compression Devices Are in the Spotlight for 2024 Audits

Check out the article by attorney Knicole Emanuel just posted in Today’s Wound Clinic: Pneumatic Compression Devices Are in the Spotlight for 2024 Audits.  Over the last several years, Medicare audits by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have...
CMS Explains its 2024 Value-Based Care Strategy

CMS Explains its 2024 Value-Based Care Strategy

A new CMS blog entitled “Update on the Medicare Value-Based Care Strategy: Alignment, Growth, Equity” provides a progress report on accomplishments and a look toward the future for CMS’ Value-Based Care Strategy. It also covers CMS’ strategy to move toward...
CMS Explains its 2024 Value-Based Care Strategy

A Little Reprieve for Physician Pay Cuts

A 3.4% Medicare physician pay cut took effect on January 1, 2024. However, thanks to the passage of a new federal spending bill, this cut was reduced to 1.68% as of March 9. This reduced cut and the corresponding new conversion factor of $33.2875 will remain in effect...
CMS Explains its 2024 Value-Based Care Strategy

MIPS Quality Measure #130 Documentation

MIPS Quality Measure ID #130, “Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record” carries extensive documentation requirements. Too many providers are under the impression that merely documenting the patient’s medication list satisfies the performance of this...
CMS Announces Flexibilities in the Wake of the Change Cyberattack

CMS Announces Flexibilities in the Wake of the Change Cyberattack

Federal officials have announced several flexibilities to help physicians in the wake of the cyberattack against Change Healthcare which upset payment and revenue cycle management operations for practices across the country. Saturday, March 9, the Centers for Medicare...