CMS 2019 fee schedule takes modifier 25 cuts, runs with them

By | 2018, Coding and Auditing
CMS 2019 fee schedule takes modifier 25 cuts, runs with them Grant Huang, CPC, CPMA Director of Content With so much focus on the potential E&M reimbursement reductions that could result from the CMS proposed rule changes in its 2019 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), there’s another crucial E&M provision that’s gotten precious little attention – but could significantly...
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DoctorsManagement, LLC Announces Acquisition of Rose Shattuck and Associates

By | 2018, DM in the News
PRESS RELEASE DoctorsManagement, LLC Announces Acquisition of Rose Shattuck and Associates Knoxville, Tennessee, May 14, 2018 Healthcare consulting firm DoctorsManagement announced today the acquisition of Rose Shattuck and Associates (RSA), a healthcare consulting firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina. DoctorsManagement has acquired RSA’s assets and customer contracts and the merged businesses will operate under the...
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Analysis: Impact of the Trump tax cut

By | 2018, Accounting
Analysis: Impact of the Trump tax cut Blake King, CPA, MAcc, MT, CVA Partner, Director of Accounting On Dec. 22, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) was passed in to law. The TCJA represents the biggest change to our tax system since 1986. At over 500 pages, it is without question complex,...
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Anthem Fully Rescinds Modifier 25 Cuts

By | 2018, Regulatory Compliance
Anthem Fully Rescinds Modifier 25 Cuts Physician practices and hospitals participating with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) will no longer see any payment reduction on E/M services they bill with modifier 25 attached, a top Anthem official confirms in a letter to the AMA. The insurer had been set to implement a 25% payment...
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