Medicaid

ICD-10 Coding Basics MLN Connects™ National Provider Call

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CALL INFORMATION: Wednesday, November 5; 1:30-3pm ET To Register: Visit MLN Connects™ Upcoming Calls. Space may be limited, register early. The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015, as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10…. Read more »

CMS Announces Availability of 2013 Quality and Resource Use Reports

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On September 30, CMS made 2013 Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) available to group practices and physician solo practitioners nationwide. The 2013 QRURs contain quality and cost performance data for CY 2013, which is the performance period for the Value-Based Payment Modifier (VM) that will be applied to physician payments for items and services furnished… Read more »

PQRS GPRO Registration Extended Until Friday, October 3

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Registration Extended: The Physician Value-Physician Quality Reporting System (PV-PQRS) registration system will remain open until Friday, October 3, 2014 11:59 PM EDT and can be accessed at https://portal.cms.gov. The PV-PQRS registration system, initially scheduled to close on September 30, 2014, allows group practices to register to participate in the PQRS Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO)… Read more »

ICD-10 Compliance Date October 1, 2015

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Reminder: the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10, the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases. This deadline allows providers, insurance companies and others in the… Read more »

Use New Quality Reporting Training Modules to Help Ensure Satisfactory 2014 Reporting

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National Health IT Week is September 15-19, 2014. CMS will mark the week by hosting several webinars and launching new resources on eHealth University that help providers participate in eHealth programs. For the latest news and updates on CMS’ Health IT activities, visit the CMS eHealth website. If you are eligible to participate in the 2014 Physician… Read more »