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MGMA Washington Connection 2014 Archive

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2014 Issues

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 29, 2014 – CMS releases corrected 2015 conversion factor and RVU files

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 17, 2014 – Member-exclusive resource: The Value Modifier: Prepare Your Practice in 2015

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 10, 2014 – Member-exclusive analysis of Final 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 3, 2014 – Final Medicare enrollment denial and revocation rule released

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 26, 2014 – 2015 brings Medicare payment and quality changes: MGMA webinar breaks down what you need to know

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 19, 2014 – 2015 PQRS negative payment adjustment notifications distributed

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 12, 2014 – OIG releases FY 2015 Work Plan

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 5, 2014 – MGMA calls for change following disappointing Stage 2 meaningful use attestation numbers

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 31, 2014 – Final 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule rule released

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 29, 2014 – MGMA member research reveals serious concerns with Medicare quality reporting programs

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 22, 2014 – Urge your legislator to support the meaningful use Flex-IT Act

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 15, 2014 – Second quarter 2014 PQRS interim claims feedback data now available

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 8, 2014 – How will the value modifier affect your practice? Download your Medicare QRUR to find out

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 7, 2014 – CMS reopens meaningful use hardship exception application process

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 1, 2014 – CMS releases Quality and Resource Use Reports for Medicare physicians

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 24, 2014 – Website issues prompt MGMA to request extension for Oct. 1 meaningful use deadline

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 17, 2014 – Meaningful use hardship exceptions; CMS letters in the mail

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 10, 2014 – New meaningful use rule: MGMA and CMS offer resources

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 3, 2014 – MGMA comments on proposed 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 27, 2014 – MGMA lobbies HHS to stop "virtual" credit card abuses

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 20, 2014 – HIPAA "self-pay" restrictions; New member resource

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 13, 2014 – CMS announces limited restart of the RAC program in August

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 6, 2014 – CMS officially announces Oct. 1, 2015 for ICD-10 transition

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 30, 2014 – 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule: Exclusive member analysis of the proposed rule

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 23, 2014 – MGMA demands significant meaningful use changes

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 16, 2014 – Open Payments Program review and dispute process now open

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 9, 2014 – OIG issues Special Fraud Alert regarding laboratory payments to referring physicians

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 3, 2014 – CMS releases proposed 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 25, 2014 – Stolen laptop leads to huge HIPAA settlement: MGMA to offer educational webinar

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 18, 2014 – Critical upcoming Meaningful Use and Open Payments deadlines

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 11, 2014 – MGMA calls on CMS to address EFT abuses

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 4, 2014 – CMS details physician registration process for new Open Payments system

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 28, 2014 – Medicare enrollment now required for Part D prescribing

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 21, 2014 – CMS and ONC add much-needed flexibility with new Meaningful Use rule

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 14, 2014 – CMS experts to review 2014 PQRS requirements for MGMA members

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 7, 2014 – CMS sets new ICD-10 compliance date, cancels July testing

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 30, 2014 – The Value Modifier: Key facts for practice administrators

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 23, 2014 –  MGMA seeks critical feedback on ACA exchanges

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 16, 2014 – MGMA launches new resource on release of Medicare claims data

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 9, 2014 – MGMA releases new HIPAA Security Toolkit

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 2, 2014 – President signs SGR patch legislation with ICD-10 delay

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 31, 2014 – Senate approves House-passed SGR patch

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 28, 2014 – CMS releases information regarding potential April claims hold

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 27, 2014 – House passes one-year SGR patch

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 26, 2014 – House to vote on one-year SGR patch

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 19, 2014 – Don't miss March reporting deadlines for PQRS and Meaningful Use

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 14, 2014 – House passes SGR bill amid "pay-for" controversy

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 12, 2014 – March 24 deadline to apply for ICD-10 end-to-end testing with Medicare

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 5, 2014 – Participate in today's national SGR repeal congressional call-in campaign

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 26, 2014 – Urge your lawmakers to co-sponsor SGR repeal legislation

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 19, 2014 – MGMA comments on Medicare appeals backlog as CMS announces RAC changes

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 12, 2014 – MGMA launches PQRS-Value Modifier Survival Guide

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 6, 2014 – Congress advances SGR repeal legislation

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 5, 2014 – New MGMA ICD-10 research suggests industry coordination lagging

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 29, 2014 – CMS releases updated PQRS resources

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 22, 2014 – HHS releases HIT safety guides and interactive tools

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 15, 2014 –  2014 ACA exchange checklist

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 8, 2014 –  Key issues to watch in 2014

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