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Care Management Weekly News Update - 9/26/19

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Thu, Sep 26, 2019 @ 02:43 PM


AAFP Offers CMS Improvements to Proposed 2020 MPFS

The AAFP began with its own version of a highlights reel, using bullet points to outline high-profile issues that impact family physicians daily, such as evaluation and management coding, chronic care management, and payment issues related to the Merit-based Incentive Payment system and advanced alternative payment models.

Price Transparency, Consumerism Top Issues for Healthcare Execs

In this year’s report, the group of over 100 healthcare executives from leading healthcare organizations ranked costs and transparency as their number one issue and opportunity in the coming year, followed by healthcare consumerism and delivery system transformation.

Study Suggests Inaccuracies in Physicians' Electronic Documentation

A new study in JAMA Network Open found inconsistencies between the way emergency department residents documented patient encounters in an EHR and what trained observers witnessed.

Industry Awaits Verdict on PDGM’s Behavioral Adjustments After Arguing Case to CMS

Now that the comment period for the proposed 2020 home health payment rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has closed, providers are left waiting to see how things shake out.


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