Online reviews are an increasingly important tool used by people to make decisions about what doctor to see and what practice to visit. If you are a doctor or practice administrator, you should realize that more and more patients are visiting the web to see how your practice measures up in terms of service and patient-reported quality.
On December 1, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new proposed rule that would institute some major changes to the regulations that govern Medicare’s ACO (Accountable Care Organization) programs.
In a press release issued earlier today, CMS announced enhancements to their Medicare provider oversight rule that will make it more difficult for practices to commit Medicare fraud.
Now that we’ve covered the ABCs of provider enrollment, let’s move on to making this process a little easier, specifically as it relates to credentialing. First, it’s important to identify the most common roadblocks.
Recently, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued letters to eligible professionals (EPs) and group practices who will receive negative penalty adjustments to their 2015 Medicare payments and distributed payments to those EPs who submitted informal review requests for PQRS and eRx supplemental payments for their 2012 performance.