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A downstate New York ophthalmologist stands accused of misrepresenting simple eyelid procedures as much more complicated surgeries and billing millions more than he should have for them.

Richard Scott, our man on the ground at the AMA's annual CPT and RBRVS Symposium in Chicago, gets the latest code news on stab phlebotomy, chornic and principal care, BP self-monitoring, and the new E/M standards. 
CHICAGO, Nov. 20 - After several sessions covering the historic E/M code changes moving closer to reality, some audience members here at the CPT and RBRVS 2020 Annual Symposium had pointed questions for CMS officials about the billions of dollars potentially on the move under the physician fee schedule in 2021. 

Some early adopters of chronic care management (CCM) received overpayments because inadequate oversight allowed overlapping care management services.

CMS scaled back many of the proposed changes to chronic and transitional care management services (CMS), but a few made it to the final rule. Next year you’ll have an add-on code for chronic care management code provided by clinical staff and two codes for management of a single high-risk condition.

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