APMA submitted comments to CMS On March 6 on its ongoing development of a quality measure addressing hospital treatment of pressure ulcers in hospital settings.
APMA has collaborated with the makers of the MyMipsScore app to offer an exclusive, steeply discounted rate for APMA members.
It’s already March! Have you checked out the 2018 MIPS Performance Year Resource Page recently? On it, members will find all the information they need to select the measures they would like to report or attest to for the 2018 MIPS Performance Year, for the three performance categories (Quality, Improvement Activities, and Advancing Care Information) that eligible clinicians must submit data or attest to, as well as information on the new cost performance category.
APMA submitted four proposed improvement activities to CMS for the 2019 MIPS Performance Year on March 1. APMA also submitted comments to CMS on March 5 addressing CMS’ notice of changes to the 2019 Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part D payment policies.
APMA is pleased to announce that Anthem is no longer proceeding with its proposal to reduce payment for Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services reported with CPT modifier 25.
If you currently have fewer than 500 appeals pending at the Office of Medicare Hearing and Appeals (OMHA) and the Medicare Appeals Council at the Departmental Appeals Board, you may be eligible for a limited settlement agreement option for resolution to settle the portion of your pending appeals that have total billed amounts of $9,000 or less per appeal in exchange for timely partial payment of 62 percent of the net Medicare-approved amount.
APMA members are encouraged to apply for the Ralph and Melissa Daniel Young Physician Nail Merit Award.
The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) has been repealed—an action long sought by APMA and other patient and physician groups—as a result of the two-year budget agreement signed into law Friday, February 9.
If you have fewer than 500 appeals currently pending at the Office of Medicare Hearing and Appeals (OMHA) and the Medicare Appeals Council (Council) at the Departmental Appeals Board, you may be eligible for a limited settlement agreement option for resolution to settle the portion of your pending appeals that have total billed amounts of $9,000 or less per appeal in exchange for timely partial payment of 62 percent of the net Medicare-approved amount.
MIPS eligible clinicians can now view performance scores for 2017 claims data.
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James R. Christina, DPM, will assume the office of APMA executive director and CEO on October 24 at the fall meeting of the APMA Board of Trustees.
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today announced it has been selected for the second year in a row as one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces.
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