Your Voice Frustrations from quality metrics remain intact
June 10, 2016Quality metrics, MOC and physician income are the hot topics readers are talking about in this issue of Your Voice.
In this issue
How to bill and code transitional care management the right way June 10, 2016By Renee DowlingOur office is having a
difficult time reaching
patients within the
required two business
days from discharge
for transitional care management
(TCM) codes. Will this preclude
us from billing the codes when
all of the other criteria are met? How physicians can deal with high-deductible plans June 10, 2016By Charlotte HuffUnderstand the clinical and legal risks surrounding these plans that require patients to pay more up front. How to make population health work June 10, 2016By Ken TerryExperts explore the operational requirements, from care coordination to patient engagement. Step-by-step approach to HIPAA complianceThere are more than 50 policies that medical practices may have to implement to comply with the Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act (HIPAA), so it’s no wonder meeting these requirements may appear overwhelming, especially for smaller practices with limited time and resources. The future of the Affordable Care Act June 10, 2016By Jordan RosenfeldAs the 2016 election heads for the home stretch, what will a new administration mean for the ACA? Medicare overpayment rule leaves practices scrambling June 10, 2016By Ed FinkelThe government wants physicians to identify overpayments, but many say the responsibilities remain unclear. Top 11 ways physicians can get the most out of CME on a budgetTips to get the most for your continuing medical education spending. GOP Doctors Caucus looking at ambitious 2016 June 10, 2016By Joseph BurnsLast year, U.S. representatives Phil Roe, MD, (R-Tennessee) and John C. Fleming, MD, (R-Louisiana) learned an important lesson about the power of the GOP Doctors Caucus to affect legislation.