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Final 2016 Medicare physician fee schedule released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) for 2016.┬áThe final rule: Sets 2016 Medicare payment rates for physician services, including a 0.5% payment increase as a result of SGR repeal under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). However, despite objections from MGMA, CMS nullified the…

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Joint Agreement for Grace Periods

The American Medical Association and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) jointly announced that agreement has been reached on important elements of a “grace period” for the October 1, 2015, implementation of the ICD-10 diagnosis code set. To read the full article, click here.

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