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Question: I read your recent article about incident-to billing. One of my practitioners has a question I am unable to answer. Is there a time limit on what is considered a new problem? For example, ... More
Recent changes mandated by Congress and CMS that boost the status of physician assistants (PA) — or physician associates, as some groups prefer — is another sign that the providers formerl... More
The 2020 proliferation in communications-based services extended beyond patient encounters, as physicians increasingly consulted with one another via phone, internet or other electronic channels.... More
Question: I read your recent article about incident-to billing. One of my practitioners has a question I am unable to answer. Is there a time limit on what is considered a new problem? For example, ... More
Recent changes mandated by Congress and CMS that boost the status of physician assistants (PA) — or physician associates, as some groups prefer — is another sign that the providers formerl... More
The 2020 proliferation in communications-based services extended beyond patient encounters, as physicians increasingly consulted with one another via phone, internet or other electronic channels.... More
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On Jan. 4, 2021, CMS updated the Part B conversion factor to $34.89, an increase of 8% over the previously finalized rate. The agency also revised total relative value units (RVU) for hundreds of services. Find the latest fees here.
Through the array of charts and data contained in this special report, you’ll find key characteristics of the medical practice professional working in ambulatory care settings today. From education and credentialing to emerging responsibilities and shifting practice trends, discover an illustrative look at the key personnel keeping medical practices going strong.
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The 2020 proliferation in communications-based services extended beyond patient encounters, as physicians increasingly consulted with one another via phone, internet or other electronic channels.
Like many other services, hospital inpatient and observation numbers took a hit in the first pandemic year of 2020. But providers performed better in getting their claims accepted than before.

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