Avicenna Medical Blog

Care Management Weekly News Update 8/17/22

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Aug 17, 2022 @ 11:45 AM

The proposed 2023 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule (PFS) rule contains a mix of payment cuts, policy proposals and announcements regarding payment for telehealth and evaluation-and-management (E/M) services.

With rapid advancements in technology and growth in patient demand, healthcare providers are exploring new and improved ways to implement RPM services to solve some of healthcare's biggest problems.

Standardizing and streamlining these practice fundamentals and core workflows can help physicians and team members feel less frustrated and help clinics or health systems run more smoothly, while providing more opportunities to handle unanticipated issues that come up during the day.

 A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine Medicine found a substantial increase in the use of remote patient monitoring (RPM) services within the Medicare population amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which could lead to a rise in costs if usage continues to increase at the same rate.

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