The final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Rule updates payment policies as well as payment rates for services provided under the PFS. It involves modifications to the quality reporting initiatives related to the PFS— the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program along with the physician value-based payment modifier. Here are a few things that you must know:
Let our expert Duane C. Abbey answer all these questions to help you understand the provisions of Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. You get expert guidance on RBRVS, elements within the RBRVS, Relative Values, calculation of RBRVS payment, using RBRVS to establish charges, and much more.
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Prerequisites for Participating: General knowledge of healthcare payment systems, hospital services and physician services.
Who should attend? All personnel involved with physician coding, billing and claims filing. Personnel involved with provider-based clinics and establishing physician fee schedules. All hospital personnel involved with hospital services that are paid through or involved with RBRVS including CORFs, Physical/Occupational Therapy, ASCs, CAHs and IDTFs. Personnel who need to have a better understanding of the physician payment process under the Medicare program. Chargemaster, coordinators, cost accounting personnel, compliance personnel, physician and clinic directors, non-physician practitioners, clinic network administrators.
Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D. is a management consultant and president of Abbey & Abbey, Consultants, Inc., which specializes in healthcare consulting and related areas. Duane earned his graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame and Iowa State University and has more than 20 years of experience as a consultant. He performs various types of financial analysis involving business structuring, organizational development, enrollment and other financially related concerns of organizations....
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