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Quality Payment Program Look-Up Tool For 2018 MIPS Eligibility and Predictive Qualifying APM Participant Data - June 14th, 2018

CMS Acts on Pharmacy "Gag" Clauses - May 10th, 2018

Billing for Services Not Listed in CPT - April 18th, 2018

Were You Unexpectedly Dinged By Uncle This Year? - April 21st, 2016

A Small Investment In Audio Visual Equipment = Big $ Potential With TeleMedicine - January 19th, 2016

Battle New Year's Cash Flow Crunch with Preventive Services - January 7th, 2016

How To Make This The Best Year Ever for Your Medical Practice - January 4th, 2016

Year End Tax Moves for the Small Business - December 30th, 2015

Yes, You Can Bill For Telephone Calls If… - December 15th, 2015

Payment by Medicare for End of Life Planning Begins in 2016 - December 9th, 2015

Additional Payment for Staff Time Begins in 2016 - December 3rd, 2015

CMS Tattles! But You Can Review and Dispute. Here's How... - April 23rd, 2015

Plump Up Your Bottom Line While Helping Patients Slim Down - February 20th, 2015

Ch..Ch..Ch..Changes: Bill Eliminates SGR, Most Quality Incentives and Introduces Payment for Performance - February 10th, 2014

New Medicare Dashboard Improves Medical Documentation For People with Multiple Conditions - April 11th, 2013

Transitional Care Codes Offer Increased Reimbursement Opportunities - April 5th, 2013

New Waived Tests - March 18th, 2013

Correcting Medical Records - March 4th, 2013

Medicare Fraud Strike Force: Increasing Pressure For Recovery Efforts - February 7th, 2013

CMS Expands Payment for Telehealth Services - February 4th, 2013

Have You Reviewed Your Withholding Lately? - November 20th, 2012

New Waived Tests - October 2nd, 2012

EHR: Potential Mining Disaster? - September 27th, 2012

Back To Basics - Observation Care Coding - September 18th, 2012

Do You Need A Nurse? - August 20th, 2012

Hospitals Penalized for Readmission Rates - August 13th, 2012

Send Referrals Instantly from Practice Fusion - August 1st, 2012

Back to Basics: Can I Charge My Nurse's Services? - July 26th, 2012

New Interventional Pain Management Law in Tennessee - July 25th, 2012

Modifier 59 - Friend and Foe - July 16th, 2012

CMS Proposes Pay Increase for Family Practitioners, Primary Care & Pay for 30 Days of Coordination of Care for Transition from Hospital - July 7th, 2012

ACA Upheld as Tax -- Taxes, Taxes Everywhere! - July 2nd, 2012

AMA Educates On New Payment Options: Meet Your New Options, Same as Your Old Options? - June 22nd, 2012

Incident To and Shared/Split Services - Effectively Billing for Non Physician Providers - June 17th, 2012

Billing for the Inquisitive Patient - June 11th, 2012

Yes Virginia, You CAN Bill Both - June 8th, 2012

Deadline Looms To Avoid Electronic Prescribing Penalties - June 1st, 2012

Small Business Bandits - May 25th, 2012

Keeping Up With the Jones - OIG Examines E&M Trends - May 18th, 2012

Medicare's Home Health Certification in a Nutshell - May 11th, 2012

Sleep & Sports Medicine Get New Codes - Specialty Codes That Is - May 4th, 2012

CMS Issues Date of Death Occurrence Code - April 30th, 2012

Complete Signing Your Medicare Enrollment Application Electronically - April 27th, 2012

Don't "Slip and Fall" Off of Medicare Rolls - April 16th, 2012

Ah-Choo! Coding for Allergy Injections - March 21st, 2012

You Say MSN, I Say EOMB - March 15th, 2012

So You Thought HIPAA Wasn't Such a Big Deal?!? - March 14th, 2012

Have You Visited the AMA Website Recently? - March 12th, 2012

Sexually Transmitted Infections and High Intensity Behavioral Counseling to Prevent STIs are now Preventive Services - March 7th, 2012

ERx - The Carrot and the Stick - March 2nd, 2012

Medicare, Secondary Insurance and Coordination of Benefits - March 1st, 2012

CMS Issues Proposed Requirements for Stage 2 EHR - February 29th, 2012

AMA Issues CPT Errata for 2012 - February 27th, 2012

Place of Service for Distant Site - February 13th, 2012

Compliance Tools for Beginners - February 6th, 2012

2012 Welcomes New Waived Labs - January 27th, 2012

Affordable Care Act & Preventive Services - January 9th, 2012

Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling Now Covered by Medicare In Primary Care Setting - December 5th, 2011

Medicare To Pay for Behavioral Therapy for Obesity - December 5th, 2011

Modifier 33? - November 14th, 2011

OIG Healthcare Targets for 2012 - October 10th, 2011

Reminder: It's Against the Law to Bill Medicare QMB Patients - October 3rd, 2011

Baffled by Preventive Services? - July 11th, 2011

Your Future and ACOs - March 31st, 2011

CMS's New Waived Labs - March 2nd, 2011

Do You Feel Bullied? - March 1st, 2011

HHS Report on ACA and State Funding - February 25th, 2011

Avoiding the eRx 2% Swing - February 24th, 2011

Charting With iPad, Android - February 22nd, 2011

RAC Auditors Approved Issue List - February 17th, 2011

TennCare Cuts? - February 4th, 2011

Templates for Medicare Wellness Visits, CANS-MCI for Cognitive Impairment - January 21st, 2011

Online Appointment Scheduling - May 7th, 2010

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