Medicare's Overhaul of Physician Payments

Lorman

Gain an understanding of the updated payment changes reflective in the new year within Medicare restructured specifically for physicians. Medicare is expected to impose far-reaching changes in how physicians are paid starting in 2019. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed the first major re-do in almost 20 years in how evaluation and management (E&M) services will be paid - these are an important part of billings for almost all specialties. CMS has proposed to simplify the E&M payment structure in ways that will if adopted as proposed, create winners and loser and be disruptive for many specialties.
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There are a lot of "beliefs" circulating about a wide variety of health policy issues. Luckily, these are all pretty well researched areas. Thanks to thorough investigations, we can conclude with certainty that vaccines are safe and effective, that GMOs are generally safe, and that the Affordable Care Act was not intended to execute any old people. But here's a funny thing about these beliefs: telling people the facts about these things doesn't convince them to change their mind. It turns out, the people who hold to these ideas most stridently are the least knowledgeable about science, but BELIEVE they are the most knowledgeable about these subjects.

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There are a lot of "beliefs" circulating about a wide variety of health policy issues. Luckily, these are all pretty well researched areas. Thanks to thorough investigations, we can conclude with certainty that vaccines are safe and effective, that GMOs are generally safe, and that the Affordable Care Act was not intended to execute any old people. But here's a funny thing about these beliefs: telling people the facts about these things doesn't convince them to change their mind. It turns out, the people who hold to these ideas most stridently are the least knowledgeable about science, but BELIEVE they are the most knowledgeable about these subjects.

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