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November 08 - 09 2014, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA Quality Meeting 2014

June 26 - 28 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Annual Perioperative Surgical Home Summit

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ASA Comment Letter on 2012 CMS Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

In mid-July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) seeking comment on a proposed ruled that addressed changes to the “Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to part B for CY 2012.”  

ASA offered comments on a number of areas impacting anesthesiology:

-Improvements to the physician feedback program and establishment of the value-based payment modifier program
-Potentially misvalued services under the physician fee schedule
-Code specific issues including site of service anomalies, Epidural Lysis, Intrathecal Epidural Catheters and Pumps and Neurostimulators
-Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)
-Anesthesia Conversion Factor
-Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
-Medicare Telehealth Services for the Physician Fee Schedule

Read the comments ASA submitted to CMS.


 

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