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October 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • AMA Releases 2021 Code Set (Page 2)
  • New Guidance for Reporting COVID-19 Relief Payments (Page 3)
  • Medicare Loan Repayments Delayed (Page 4)
  • Information Needed to Receive APM Bonus Payments (Page 4)
  • MIPS Bulletin (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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September 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • E&M Changes Confirmed for 2021 (Page 2)
  • AAFP & AMA Resources for E&M Coding Changes (Page 3)
  • 2021 Proposed Rule for Quality Payment Program (Page 4)
  • Therapy Rates 9% Cut Proposed (Page 4)
  • Windows 7 Increases Cyber Risk (Page 5)
  • MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare and AHCCCS News (Page 6)

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August 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Provider Relief Program Updates (Page 2)
  • COVID-19 Relief Funds are Taxable (Page 3)
  • COVID-19 Uninsured Program (Page 3)
  • CMS to Pay for Counseling during COVID-19 Tests (Page 3)
  • How to Code Sequela Effects of COVID-19 (Page 4)
  • Modifier CS Reminder (Page 4)
  • eCQMs Allow Telehealth Encounters (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 5)

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July 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • UHC COVID-19 Update (Page 2)
  • Updated End Dates for Relaxed Telehealth (Page 3)
  • COVID-19 and Malpractice:  New Risks (Page 3)
  • Virtual Visits without Video (Page 3)
  • Collecting Patient Vitals for Telehealth Visits (Page 4)
  • OIG Audit & Updated ABN Form (Page 4)
  • MIPS Information (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 5)

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June 2020 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Attestation Deadline for PPP  Loans Extended (Page 2)
  • New Legislation to Amend PPP Loans (Page 2)
  • HHS COVID-19 HIPAA Waivers (Page 3)
  • Communication Tips for Phone Visits (Page 3)
  • Getting Ready to See Patients Again (Page 3
  • HHS Releases Funds for Skilled Nursing Facilities (Page 4)
  • MOC Deadline Extended to 2021 (Page 4)
  • MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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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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