AANEM News Express

AANEM News Express

CMS Extends Attestation Deadline

    2/24/2016
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they have extended the attestation deadline for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs to Friday, March 11, 2016

CMS Mandates Providers Have 60 Days to Return Overpayments 

    2/24/2016
According to final regulations released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on February 11, 2016, physicians must actively look for overpayment through self-audits and other forms of research.  Physicians have 60 days from the date of identification to return overpayments to Medicare.

2016 Coding Guide Now Available

    2/24/2016
The 2016 version of the AANEM Coding Guide is now availalbe. The AANEM Online Coding Guide is the most comprehensive source for electrodiagnostic (EDX) and neuromuscular (NM) coding.

2016 Fee Schedule—What Does This Mean for Reimbursement?

    12/1/2015
On On October 30, 2015, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Final Rule for the 2016 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule. Within this document and addendum are updates to the relative value units (RVU), which include work RVUs, practice expense (PE) RVUs, malpractice (MP) RVUs, as well as the proposed Medicare conversion factor.

New White Paper: ICD-10 Testing for Small Practices

    3/24/2015
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange released a white paper to advise small practices on ICD-10 testing. Does your practice have less than six physicians? You’ll want to take a look at this. 

CMS Extends Reporting Deadlines for EHR and PQRS Programs

    3/10/2015
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) extends EHR Attestation and certain aspects of the PQRS program reporting deadlines. 

ICD-10 Testing With CMS

    3/10/2015
ICD-10 testing can be the key to success during the transition from ICD-9. CMS offers two types of testing for providers. 

2015 Fee Schedule—What Does This Mean for Reimbursement?

    11/18/2014
On October 31, 2014, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Final Rule for the 2015 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule. This document and addendum includes updates to the relative value units (RVU) for all medical procedures. 



2015 Medicare Fee Schedule: CMS Predicts Zero Impact on EDX Physicians

    7/16/2014
On July 3, 2014, CMS issued a proposed rule updating payment policies and rates for physicians under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) in 2015.


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