TQ TeleConnection- November 2018

CMS modifies proposed changes to E/M codes, delays implementation until 2021

A northeast medical school has lDoctors spoke, and CMS listened—delaying any changes to codes for Medicare patient visits until 2021.

While the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services moved ahead with parts of its plan to consolidate codes for Medicare patient visits, it made changes in response to the thousands of comments it received from doctors who worried that the plan would cut revenues for physicians who care for Medicare patients with complicated health conditions.

Fierce Healthcare (11/1/18) 

Joanne Finnegan