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We asked Rob McDonald, vice president of product management for data privacy technology provider Virtru in Washington, D.C., for advice on mobile device security for the medical practice. He gave us this checklist.

The AMA’s CPT Editorial Panel approved sweeping changes to documentation and code selection guidelines for evaluation and management codes. If finalized, the changes will shift the way practices select codes for both office and facility visits as soon as January 2021.

Samant Virk, M.D., founder & CEO of MediSprout, a healthcare and telehealth solutions company in Valhalla, N.Y., tells Part B News what he knows about Medicare's newly-covered codes for interprofessional consultations performed via communications technology (99446-99452) and other developments in remote medicine. 

When we reported in January that you had till April 2 to report Quality Payment Program data to CMS, you may have thought you had plenty of time to think about that later -- but here's a reminder that it's now less than a month away. 

The start date for Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) to expand coverage terms for patients in need of an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) has been delayed a month, CMS said in a Feb. 26 policy update.

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