In the first part of a two-part series on the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), discover the basics of the MIPS program, understand who is eligible for 2017 participation, and navigate the scoring system for the first year of reporting.
In the second part of this two-part series on the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), dive deeper into the four performance categories, their requirements, and their scoring parameters for the first year of MIPS reporting. This article also gives readers tips on what clinicians need to do to prepare for and participate in MIPS in 2017.
Glands located throughout the body are responsible producing hormones and releasing chemicals into the bloodstream as part of the endocrine system. These glands help maintain many important purposes of the body, including metabolism, growth, and reproductive functions. Note: To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
CMS released a new educational initiative , Connected Care , on March 15 to help raise awareness of the benefits of chronic care management services, as Medicare has recently added and started paying for these services.
Q: We have trouble billing multiple units of injections and infusions – mostly CPT add-on codes 96375 and 96376–that are done during observation stays and exceed the medically unlikely edits number. What is the correct way to bill these and get paid?