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Effective in 2017, the new Medicare Physician Fee Schedule cites a handful of changes that are likely to affect physician reimbursement in myriad ways. In order to fully understand the scope of these new developments, it is vital to outline the details of the proposed fee schedule changes that are in store for physicians in 2017. 

 

What’s another 1,900 diagnosis codes when medical practices have successfully implemented 68,000 ICD-10-CM codes? These additional diagnosis codes go into effect October 1, 2017 the same day that CMS’

s grace period for unspecified codes ends. With forewarning 

and planning, medical practices can prepare for both.

 
If it matters to you, it matters to us. Join us for a free, live webinar to learn more about what is coming for providers after the ICD-10 grace period ends.


ICD-10: New codes, risk-based diagnosis coding and the end of Medicare leniency

Wednesday, October 19 | 12 p.m. CST  

Patients are now responsible for paying a larger portion of their medical bills than ever before. That means you’re in charge of collecting those payments. The easier you make it, the more likely they are to pay in a timely manner – both before and after they leave your office. 

 
 

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