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PV-PQRS Registration by Oct. 15 Avoids Risks to Radiation Oncology Coding and Revenue

2013-10-08T09:07:32+00:00

Oct. 15, 2013 is the deadline to register for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Physician Value-PQRS (PV-PQRS) Registration System. It's a new application to serve the Physician Value Modifier and PQRS programs that, according to CMS, will allow: Physician group practices to select their CY 2013 PQRS Group Reporting Mechanism and, if the group has 100 or more eligible professionals, elect quality tiering to calculate their CY 2015 Value-based Payment Modifier Individual eligible professionals to select the CMS-calculated Administrative Claims reporting mechanism for CY 2013 in order to avoid the PQRS negative payment [space height="10"] If missed, this [...]

PV-PQRS Registration by Oct. 15 Avoids Risks to Radiation Oncology Coding and Revenue2013-10-08T09:07:32+00:00

Register by Oct. 15 to Avoid PQRS Penalties; Optimize Orthopedic Coding and Billing

2013-10-03T14:31:50+00:00

Avoid reduced payments impacting your orthopedic coding, billing and collections and ultimately your bottom line when you register for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Physician Value-PQRS (PV-PQRS) Registration System by Oct. 15, 2013. PV-PQRS is a new application to serve the Physician Value Modifier and PQRS programs that, according to CMS, will allow: Physician group practices to select their CY 2013 PQRS Group Reporting Mechanism and, if the group has 100 or more eligible professionals, elect quality tiering to calculate their CY 2015 Value-based Payment Modifier Individual eligible professionals to select the CMS-calculated Administrative Claims reporting mechanism for [...]

Register by Oct. 15 to Avoid PQRS Penalties; Optimize Orthopedic Coding and Billing2013-10-03T14:31:50+00:00

Registering by Oct. 15 Avoids PV-PQRS Penalties to Neurosurgery Coding and Billing

2013-10-01T11:19:51+00:00

Through AANS and CNS, neurosurgery has been at the forefront of discussions with CMS on the best way to implement payment and quality reform measures that include PQRS. They are advocating on behalf of neurosurgeons in order to ensure their ability to provide timely, compassionate, high quality and state of the art treatment for patients in need of neurosurgical care. These discussions are vital and while they continue, it's important to be aware of deadlines looming overhead that, if missed, could impact your physician medical billing and the financial health of your medical practice billing, coding and collections. Oct. 15, 2013 [...]

Registering by Oct. 15 Avoids PV-PQRS Penalties to Neurosurgery Coding and Billing2013-10-01T11:19:51+00:00

PQRS and MedRev Index: Two Separate Ways to Glean All the Revenue You’re Due

2013-09-19T15:20:53+00:00

Your revenue stream is dependent on several factors. Among them are the quality of your medical coding, billing and collections, your participation in the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and understanding just how your medical practice coding, billing and collections can reveal your true revenue potential. PQRS Incomplete information is the culprit often times when it comes to getting all the revenue you're due. With regard to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), incomplete quality reporting can lead to future penalties, starting in 2015, and reduced payments to physicians. Did you know physicians could lose up to a total of $1.3 [...]

PQRS and MedRev Index: Two Separate Ways to Glean All the Revenue You’re Due2013-09-19T15:20:53+00:00

Avoid Penalties: PQRS Reporting in 2013 Requires Diagnostic Radiology Coding Expertise

2013-09-09T09:35:22+00:00

Did you know what you do this year, in 2013, is dependent on whether your Diagnostic Radiology practice loses money in 2015? If you're among the majority of Diagnostic Radiology practices currently not participating in, or qualifying for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), you're at risk for doing just that. While less than a quarter of radiologists qualified for the bonus money CMS hands out for meeting PQRS requirements in 2010 (the most recent year full data is available), according to a study from the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute published in the Journal of the American College of [...]

Avoid Penalties: PQRS Reporting in 2013 Requires Diagnostic Radiology Coding Expertise2013-09-09T09:35:22+00:00

Future PQRS Payments Require 2013 Reporting and Emergency Coding Expertise

2013-09-06T13:11:40+00:00

PQRS shows us that our payment system is moving in a new direction. Fee-for-volume is giving way to the new world of fee-for-value. That's why PQRS requirements are tied to your incentive payments and after 2014... payment penalties for failing to meet requirements. By not complying with Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) requirements, you're doing just that, placing yourself at risk for penalties that could reduce your hard earned revenue. According to a new study by The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, "more than 80 percent of Medicare providers will face penalties for failing to meet quality thresholds if current [...]

Future PQRS Payments Require 2013 Reporting and Emergency Coding Expertise2013-09-06T13:11:40+00:00