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House passes plan to stop Medicare cuts to doctors
The House has approved a six-month plan to prevent a steep cut in doctors' fees paid by Medicare, agreeing to a...
Senate acts to block doctors' Medicare payment cut
U.S. Senate Democrats and Republicans have reached agreement to postpone by six months scheduled cuts in Medicare...
Senate Again Fails to Approve Fix to 21% Cut; Payment Reductions to Begin
Physicians hoping to see a postponement at last of a 21% cut in Medicare and TRICARE reimbursements faced...
Doctors' lobby blasts Congress for delayed 'doc fix'
The American Medical Association continued to blast Congress Thursday for its failure, thus far, to pass legislation...
Doctors chafe as Medicare cuts loom
Congress has failed to end the threat of a 21% payment cut for doctors who participate in Medicare. The Senate could...
Web Exclusive: Obama Calls for Permanently Fixing Physician Payment Formula
Physicians worried about the 21% cut in Medicare and TRICARE payments that started June 1 were the subject Saturday of...
Web Exclusive: Doc Payment Fix Down to the Wire Again
The Senate left for the weekend yesterday—leaving behind the jobs bill (HR 4213) that includes the "doc...
Web Exclusive: AMA Launches Multi-Million Ad Campaign For Prompt Senate Vote to Reverse Pay Cut
The American Medical Association yesterday launched a multi-million dollar print and radio campaign to persuade the...
Another Medicare payment deadline blown: Prepare for AMA ads
Congress has missed the deadline for new legislation to block cuts of 21% in Medicare payments to doctors. The pay...
Web Exclusive: Physician Anger Rises over Congress' Failure to Meet June 1 Doc Fix Deadline
For physicians, the third time has not been the charm this year for those looking to finally get some relief from a 21...
Webcast: ADL Coding and the Impact on Your Facility's Reimbursement
Don’t let improper ADL coding put your facility at risk of significant revenue loss. Join HCPro on Tuesday, June 19, at...
Webcast: Outpatient CDI: A Proactive Approach to Denials Management
During this live 90-minute audio conference, our expert speakers will explain the benefits of outpatient CDI reviews...
Audio Conference: Utilization Review and the Proper Use of Condition Code 44 and W2