APMA submitted comments to CMS addressing the ongoing field-testing of episode-based cost measures for MIPS physicians.
CMS released the 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) feedback reports and 2016 Annual Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) on September 18. The 2016 PQRS report shows your program year 2016 PQRS reporting results, including if you are subject to the 2018 PQRS downward payment adjustment. The 2016 QRUR show how you performed in 2016 on the quality and cost measures used to calculate the 2018 Value Modifier as well as your practice’s 2018 Value Modifier payment adjustment.
The 17th Annual Joint National Podiatric Carrier Advisory Committee (CAC)-Private Insurance Advisory Committee (PIAC) meeting was held November 10–11 in Baltimore.
CMS will roll out the new Medicare cards to patients mid-April 2018, removing the patient’s Social Security Number (SSN) Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) and replacing it with a new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI).
In response to a joint letter AOPA and APMA submitted to CMS regarding the milling of custom therapeutic inserts, and related efforts, CMS has issued a proposed change to the Quality Standards effective January 1, 2018.
As part of APMA Scope-of-Practice Initiatives, the Center for Professional Advocacy awarded Innovation Grants to eight state components.
The 17th Annual Joint National Podiatric Carrier Advisory Committee (CAC)-Private Insurance Advisory Committee (PIAC) Representatives’ Meeting will be held later this week in Baltimore.
Two new rules published November 2, 2017, by CMS will affect podiatrists' payments in 2018 and 2020.
APMA submitted a comment letter last week on Wednesday, October 25, in response to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) request for information on its proposed Draft Strategic Plan 2018–22.
Do you have questions about the APMA Registry, our new member benefit that will help save you thousands of dollars in Medicare reimbursements? Learn more in the recorded version of the "MACRA Made Easy: Registry Reporting" APMA's webinar coming soon.