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QPP APM Incentive Payment

Sep 21, 2021 12:45:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in APM, Primary Care, medicare, Quality Improvement


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a Quality Payment Program webinar on Thursday September 30, 2021 from 2-3 PM to provide an overview of the 2021 Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive Payment for Qualifying APM Participants.

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​Medicare Billing: Medicare Secondary Payer Guidelines

Jun 23, 2021 8:23:19 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Billing, medicare


In the April 2021 Medicare Secondary Payer MLN Booklet, CMS clarified the policy on accepting payments for services when another insurance is primary to Medicare. 

To learn more about Medicare Secondary Payer(MSP) billing and claims review the Medicare Secondary Payer MLN Booklet.  Common MSP coverage situations are listed in Table 1 (pp 5-8).

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Quality Payment Program: New MIPS Resources

Apr 28, 2021 12:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in NCDHHS, MIPS, QPP, medicare, Quality Improvement


New Resources are Now Available on the QPP Resource Library 

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Medicare Reimbursement for COVID Vaccine Nearly Doubles

Mar 17, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in COVID-19, Vaccines, medicare


On Monday March 15, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the Medicare reimbursement for administration of the COVID-19 vaccine would nearly double. 

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2021 Medicare Telehealth Coding Updates

Jan 11, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in coding, telehealth, medicare


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule on December 1st, 2020 that includes policy updates for Medicare payments under the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), and other Medicare Part B issues, effective on or after January 1, 2021. 

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