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May 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Provider Relief Fund Update (Page 2)
  • Accelerated and Advance Payment Program Changes (Page 3)
  • AMGA Wants Advance Payment Program to Continue(Page 3)
  • Programs offering Funds to Keep Practices Running (Page 4)
  • Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness (Page 4)
  • Financial Assistance for Non-Medicare Providers (Page 5)
  • Data Collection & Reporting Suspended (Page 6)
  • MIPS News (Page 6)

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April 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • How to Start Doing Telemedicine Now (Page 2)
  • AMA Guidelines for Telehealth Reimbursement (Page 2)
  • Billing for Telemedicine (Page 3)
  • Telemedicine Reimbursement Schedule (Page 4)
  • COVID-19 Diagnosis Coding Update (Page 5)
  • HIPAA and Telehealth/COVID-19 (Page 5)
  • MIPS Change Due to COVID-19 (Page 7)
  • Medicare News (Page 8)

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March 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Billing for Cognitive Impairment (Page 2)
  • EHR Scribe Tools (Page 3)
  • Digital Health Tools Gain Momentum (Page 3)
  • Submitting MIPS Quality Measures via Claims (Page 4)
  • Coding for Coronavirus (Page 4)
  • Coding Experts Share Top E/M Tips (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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February 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • MIPS for 2020 (Page 2)
  • Most MIPS Clinicians Receiving Pay Bump (Page 2)
  • Managing Secure Direct Messages (Page 3)
  • Coding for Therapy Services (Page 3)
  • Does Telehealth Pay? (Page 4)
  • Getting Paid for Obesity Counseling (Page 5)
  • Cigna News (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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January 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Challenges Facing Physicians in 2020 (Page 2)
  • Medicare Home Health Changes (Page 3)
  • CMS Boosts Transitional Care Management Pay (Page 4)
  • Principal Care Management Services Billing (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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December 2019 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • E/M Prep for 2021 Transition (Page 2)
  • Quality Payment Program Final Rule 2020 (Page 3)
  • Updated Security Risk Assessment Tool (Page 3)
  • CPT Code Changes 2020 (Page 3)
  • Avoiding Common CCM Denials (Page 4)
  • Fax Machines Pose Security Risk (Page 4)
  • MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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November 2019 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Coding Guidelines for Vaping (Page 2)
  • Correct Billing of Tobacco Cessation Counseling (Page 3)
  • Expanding State Medical Licenses (Page 4)
  • Helping Patients with Rising Rx Costs (Page 4)
  • Cigna and BCBS Medicare Alerts (Page 5)
  • MIPS and Medicare Updates (Page 6)

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October 2019 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates 

  • AMA Releases 2020 CPT Code Set (Page 2)
  • CMS Cracks Down On Medicare/Medicaid Fraud (Page 2)
  • Getting Paid For The Virtual Check-In (Page 3)
  • Most Denied Prior Authorization Requests (Page 3)
  • Safeguard Your NPI Number (Page 4)
  • Quality Payment Program Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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