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Physician practices will now be reimbursed by Medicare for acupuncture services when provided for chronic low back pain, according to a national coverage determination issued Jan. 21.
How much do you know about the 21 communications-based and remote services that Medicare covers? Answer three questions that are based on the presentation for the upcoming Remote Control: Bring New Remote E/M Services Online in Your Practice webinar, Jan. 28, 1-2 p.m., ET to find out.
  1. Fill in the blank: The 2020 CPT manual contains ____ new codes for physiologic monitoring services.
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If you are one of the qualifying APM participants (QPs) who earned a lump sum incentive payment for your hard work for an advanced alternative payment model (APM) in 2017, congratulations!
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.


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