The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA), mandates all referring physicians are required to consult appropriate use criteria (AUC) prior to ordering advanced diagnostic imaging services for Medicare patients, performed in specifically identified settings, starting on January 1, 2018.READ MORE
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Six radiologists, Norman Regional Hospital Authority and a former hospital administrator have agreed to pay the federal government more than $1.6 million to settle a federal lawsuit over Medicare false claims allegations.READ MORE
As with prior years when the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) was in place, there were several options to choose from to report quality measures to CMS.READ MORE
Effective January 1, 2017, CMS has instituted nationwide billing requirements for discarded Part B drugs and biologicals.READ MORE
A large part of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) unease is the distinction between a patient-facing eligible clinician (EC) and a non-patient facing EC.READ MORE