Consider these three tips to engage patients while being mindful of the practice’s budget
Lisa A. Eramo, MA
Greater scrutiny of CCM services could be on the way, perhaps even denials. So physicians should ensure they are coding the right way the first time.
CMS and most commercial payers began to pay for TCM in 2013, but physicians continue to see denials. Experts believe there could be several reasons why.
The good news is that payment for prolonged services rose in 2017. The bad news is that the feds are taking a closer look at use of these codes.
When documented and coded appropriately, high-level E/M codes translate into greater reimbursement than their lower-level counterparts
Good communication and creative thinking can lead to better patient results while boosting doctors’ quality scores
Getting a head start on learning how bundled payments work can help physicians prepare for MACRA
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Wearable fitness devices such as smartwatches, activity trackers and other biometric sensors continue to grow in popularity. Physicians must determine whether and how to incorporate device-generated data into their practice’s electronic health record (EHR).
Physicians should focus on generating revenue, not putting in a longer workday, experts say