AANEM News Express Related to Reimbursement

AANEM News Express

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.

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. 

EDX Congressional Sign-On Letter Sent to CMS

    8/12/2014
On July 31, a congressional sign-on letter was sent to the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services voicing concern about the impact the 2013 Medicare reimbursement cuts to several EDX codes have had on patient access to quality care.

AANEM Seeks Advisor to AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value Committee

    6/17/2014
The AANEM is searching for physicians interested in coding and reimbursement issues and wishing to increase awareness of electrodiagnostic (EDX) and neuromuscular (NM) medicine to represent the AANEM at the AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value Committee (RUC).

Please Respond: Private Payer Reimbursement Survey

    9/9/2013
AANEM has been hard at work to identify strategies and develop resources to respond to the recent Medicare reimbursement cuts. We need your help to provide us with accurate and timely data.

Medicare Cuts Impact Access to Care

    3/26/2013
Physicians and patients alike are feeling the impact of Medicare reimbursement cuts. It’s likely that physicians who treat Medicare patients will be faced with difficult decisions as operating margins continue to shrink.

Congress Considers End to SGR Formula

    2/13/2013
In Congress last week, a bill was introduced by Rep. Allyson Schwartz, D-PA, and Rep. Joe Heck, DO, R-NV, that seeks to end Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula.

Coding Update: Please Act Now

    12/6/2012
It’s time to act! We need you to contact your members of Congress today to tell them to protect the future of electrodiagnostic and neuromuscular medicine.


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