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The pandemic has been a bumpy time for Medicare’s advance care planning (ACP) service, with a slowed adoption rate and, per a new OIG report, providers making basic mistakes in their claims. But legislators and experts are pushing hard to make the service easier and more available.
Study the new CPT guidelines for initial and subsequent services before you code an inpatient, observation or nursing facility visit in 2023. The guidelines are based on the long-standing policy for new and established patients, explained Peter Hollman, M.D., co-chair of the AMA E/M workgroup, on Nov. 16, the first day of the 2023 CPT and RBRVS Symposium.
Another resolution agreement gives medical groups a fresh HIPAA compliance lesson learned.
Medicare improperly paid physicians for co-surgery and assistant-at-surgery services that were billed without the appropriate payment modifiers, OIG says.
Providers are increasingly likely to help patients navigate their advance directives and other pieces of the advance care planning (ACP) set of services, and reimbursement is climbing accordingly.\


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