QPP Policies

February 10th, 2021

Overview of Quality Payment Program for 2021

Telehealth Services

January 16th, 2021

CMS added nine services to the Medicare telehealth list on a permanent basis (Category 1 basis). CMS also finalized a third temporary category for adding services to the Medicare telehealth list. This category, known as Category 3, describes services added to the list during the COVID-19 PHE that will remain on the list through the end of the calendar year in which the PHE ends.

2021 Documentation and Coding for Outpatient Evaluation and Management Services

January 16th, 2021

A brief overview 2021 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule that includes changes to evaluation and management codes effective January 1, 2021.

Practice Alternatives' Patient Responsibility Estimator Featured on BusinessWire

October 02nd, 2018

With the new Patient Responsibility Estimator, responses to patient responsibility inquiries are now intuitive and user-friendly, with detailed information about costs and insurance status. Patients can quickly see whether a certain procedure is covered by their insurance and make more timely decisions on how to best proceed. The end result has been improved billing processes and greater transparency for patients.

MIPS in 2017 - October 2nd is last day to opt-in

October 02nd, 2017

2017 is the first year of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, hereafter referred to as MIPS. Basically, MIPS is the replacement for Meaningful Use and PQRS programs. In this transitional year of MIPS, you may be able to receive incentive payments if you participate in MIPS by:    Submitting data for a full year, or    Submitting data covering at least a ...