medicare payment


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Noun1.medicare payment - a check reimbursing an aged person for the expenses of health caremedicare payment - a check reimbursing an aged person for the expenses of health care
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
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According to 2011 Milliman study, it costs Medicare $6,500 more per patient when care is delivered in the HOPD setting under current Medicare payment policy.
AFTER TRYING AND FAILING TO introduce a Medicare co-payment for visiting your doctor, the federal government now wants to privatise the Medicare payment processing system.
Physicians will not face Medicare payment cuts this year, thanks to a compromise reached by members of Congress.
1 percent Medicare payment cuts came yet more disturbing news last month from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC): recommendations that Congress provide no cost-of-living payment increase for SNIP services in 2013.
It also has new relative values for the 2011 CPT codes; updated payment calculators and information on the appropriate use of modifiers; information on the RBRVS system, including geographic adjustments, conversion factors, and limits of physician charges; and tables to calculate the Medicare payment schedule.
Given the severe Medicare payment disruptions caused this year as Congress established and then missed multiple deadlines to stop payment cuts caused by the sustainable growth rate formula, the WVSMA is encouraging physicians to prepare for this opportunity and review their options carefully.
The plan, part of an $80 billion job-creation proposal announced last week by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, would block the Medicare payment cuts from taking place as scheduled March 1.
Part 5 presents all elements necessary for calculating the Medicare payment schedule: 2009 relative value units and payment policy indicators for each physician's service, and geographic practice cost indices (GPCIs) for 2009 for each Medicare payment locality.
Describe at least three changes in Medicare payment methodology for laboratory services following the implementation of the clinical laboratory fee schedule (CLFS) in 1984.
More than 60% of respondents said that they were more likely to postpone purchasing decisions related to e-prescribing because of the Medicare payment situation.
Furthermore, tying Medicare payment to the performance of doctors and hospitals is surely especially unethical, isn't it?
In early January, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recommended that Congress freeze payment rates for skilled nursing facilities and home care during fiscal 2006 at their current levels.

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