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CMS Seeks Physician Practices for Comprehensive Primary Care Program

A new initiative from CMS will compensate PCPs that strive to provide enhanced primary care for Medicare patients. Under the Comprehensive Primary Care initiative, CMS will pay PCPs a care management fee, initially set at an average of $20 per … finish reading CMS Seeks Physician Practices for Comprehensive Primary Care Program

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Medicare Accepts AMA Recommendations on Doctors’ Fees Nine Times Out of Ten

CMS follows the AMA’s recommendations when calculating physicians’ fees under Medicare nearly 90 percent of the time, a report from Columbia University finds. The fees, which are based on assessments of time and effort associated with various physician services, often … finish reading Medicare Accepts AMA Recommendations on Doctors’ Fees Nine Times Out of Ten

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New Rule Would Bring Medicaid Payments for Primary Care in Line with Medicare’s

A new proposal by CMS would bring payments for primary care physicians serving Medicaid patients in line with those paid by Medicare in 2013 and 2014. States would receive a total of more than $11 billion in new funds to … finish reading New Rule Would Bring Medicaid Payments for Primary Care in Line with Medicare’s

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