04/14/15 | SOURCE: USA Today
The Senate passed a bipartisan bill Tuesday to prevent a 21% cut in payments to doctors who treat Medicare patients just hours before that cut was to take effect.
03/26/15 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
The bill did not include language to extend the ICD-10 deadline.
03/19/15 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
The “doc fix” bill introduced Thursday to replace Medicare’s sustainable growth-rate formula for physician pay would also significantly alter federal policy on health information technology.
03/10/15 | SOURCE: Health Data Management
During a National Provider Call on March 18, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will explain how providers can report one time on four Medicare quality reporting programs.
03/09/15 | SOURCE: iHealthBeat
A coalition of mental health professionals and advocates has asked Congress to approve financial incentives to help mental health providers adopt electronic health records, but some professionals have raised privacy concerns.
03/06/15 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
The perennial battle over Medicare payments to doctors is about to surface on Capitol Hill once again and the outcome is likely to be the same as in previous years—a temporary patch.