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MGMA Washington Connection 2013 Archive

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2013 Issues

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 27, 2013 –  CMS releases updated 2014 conversion factor

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 18, 2013 – MGMA analysis of final 2014 Medicare physician fee schedule

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 12, 2013 – SGR status update

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 11, 2013 – SGR repeal efforts heat up in Congress

Expanding Item - View MoreDec. 4, 2013 – MGMA-AMA Medicare ordering/referring fact sheet newly updated to reflect Jan. 6 changes

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 27, 2013 – Final 2014 Medicare physician fee schedule rule released

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 20, 2013 – CMS releases new, updated meaningful use FAQs

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 13, 2013 – MGMA submits comments in response to draft SGR framework

Expanding Item - View MoreNov. 6, 2013 – ICD-10 Virtual Academy now available on demand

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 30, 2013 – Key Congressional committees release draft SGR repeal legislation

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 23, 2013 – MGMA advocates on Medicare date of service policy

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 16, 2013 – Congress closes in on deal to re-open the government

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 9, 2013 – Last day to elect certain reporting options under PQRS and Value-Based Payment Modifier is Oct. 15

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 2, 2013 – ACA health insurance exchanges open

Expanding Item - View MoreOct. 1, 2013 – Congressional budget impasse causes government shutdown

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 25, 2013 – New member resource: What you need to know about Open Payments

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 18, 2013 – Sept. 23 HIPAA deadline approaches, MGMA and HHS highlight resources

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 11, 2013 – MGMA comments on proposed 2014 Medicare physician fee schedule

Expanding Item - View MoreSept. 4, 2013 – MGMA opposes CMS proposal to cap over 200 physician payment codes

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 28, 2013 – Value-Based Payment Modifier to impact groups with 100 or more providers

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 21, 2013 – MGMA calls for a moratorium on meaningful use penalties

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 14, 2013 – NUCC recommends April 1 implementation of new 1500 claim form

Expanding Item - View MoreAug. 7, 2013 – MGMA Analysis of 2014 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 31, 2013 – 2014 Medicare physician fee schedule - Exclusive member analysis of the proposed rule

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 24, 2013 – House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee releases SGR repeal legislation

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 17, 2013 – CMS releases new 2015 PQRS penalty fact sheet

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 10, 2013 – MGMA letter to CMS: Amend ACA grace period to protect providers

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 8, 2013 – CMS releases 2014 proposed physician fee schedule rule

Expanding Item - View MoreJuly 3, 2013 – MGMA comments on proposed changes to Medicare enrollment and incentive reward program

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 26, 2013 – MGMA testifies on ICD-10 readiness

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 19, 2013 – MGMA research indicates ICD-10 coordination is lagging

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 12, 2013 – MGMA comments to OIG, CMS on extending hospital EHR donations

Expanding Item - View MoreJune 5, 2013 – Member resource: Insurance Exchange Essentials for Practice Executives

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 29, 2013 – How will ICD-10 impact your practice? Tell MGMA!

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 22, 2014 – CMMI announces new funding opportunity, extends application deadline for Model 1 Bundled Payments initiative

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 15, 2013 – Sample Notice of Privacy Practices for members

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 8, 2013 – Medicare Meaningful Use penalties begin soon, prepare your providers now

Expanding Item - View MoreMay 1, 2013 – CMS delays Medicare Phase 2 ordering/referring requirement

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 24, 2013 – Ten new healthcare entities achieve operating rules certification

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 17, 2013 – Medicare ordering/referring deadline May 1 – what you need to know

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 10, 2013 – Sample HIPAA business associate agreement for MGMA members

Expanding Item - View MoreApril 3, 2013 – Contractors release FAQs on Medicare sequestration cuts

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 23, 2013 – Enforcement discretion ending for operating rules; MGMA webinar to explain benefits

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 20, 2013 – CMS changes Part A to Part B rebilling policy

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 8, 2013 – CMS announces details on implementing sequestration cuts to Medicare claims

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 7, 2013 – CMS opens web portal to accept hardship exemption requests for 2014 e-prescribing penalty

Expanding Item - View MoreMarch 6, 2013 – Sequester begins countdown to 2 percent Medicare cut

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 27, 2013 – Sequestration cuts closing in

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 20, 2013 – HHS letter to Senate Appropriations details sequester impact on Medicare

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 13, 2013 – Sequestration: What practice executives need to know

Expanding Item - View MoreFeb. 6, 2013 – MGMA releases Interactive PQRS Impact Assessment tool for members

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 30, 2013 – Last chance to avoid the 2013 e-prescribing penalty; sign up for 2013 e-prescribing GPRO

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 23, 2013 – MGMA comments on Stage 3 Meaningful Use

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 18, 2013 – HHS releases new omnibus privacy and security rule

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 16, 2013 – ACA administrative simplification requirements debut

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 9, 2013 – Top 13 things to watch in 2013

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 3, 2013 – CMS announcement on claims processing impact of fiscal cliff legislation

Expanding Item - View MoreJan. 1, 2013 – Congress passes one-year SGR fix as part of fiscal cliff legislation

 

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