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11/23/2020
Ransomware, a bane of health care providers for years, has gotten even worse, leading to steeper consequences for providers who have been hit by it. Adding to the challenges, the pandemic-induced wave of work-from-home (WFH) orders has made attacks easier for crooks. It’s time to double down on your defenses.
11/23/2020
As medical practices await the release of the final 2021 Medicare physician fee schedule, a number of provider association are calling on lawmakers to stave off a steep cut to the conversion factor, which determines service fees, that’s set to kick in Jan. 1.
11/23/2020
To help subscribers prepare for the 2021 E/M office visit guidelines, Part B News will examine each of the three elements of medical decision-making (MDM) and how they will change starting Jan. 1. In this issue, you’ll learn about the amount and complexity of data to be reviewed and analyzed.
11/23/2020
Auditors may be looking at your providers’ critical care codes, so make sure you have the basics right.
11/23/2020
The critical care code set may be small in size, consisting of two CPT codes (99291, 99292), but it packs a wallop when it comes to provider revenue. In 2019, practices surpassed the $1 billion mark in payments tied to the two codes.

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