Psychologists Can Submit Quality Measures in 2017

January 23, 2017

Because psychologists are exempt for the next two years from the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for Medicare providers... Read more...

Health Care Reform: Republicans Face Headaches Replacing ACA

January 23, 2017

Like many Americans, stakeholders in the health industry were stunned by Election Night 2016. Since virtually all pundits and polls... Read more...

Health Care Fraud Grabs Headlines; Psychologists More Often Troubled by Poor Documentation

November 6, 2016

A national health care fraud takedown in the second half of 2016 resulted in criminal and civil charges against the most providers... Read more...

New ACA Rule: Burden or Irrelevant for Psychologists?

November 6, 2016

Federal antidiscrimination rules promulgated by the Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights that require many providers of... Read more...

CMS Proposes Payment Model for Integrated Care

October 17, 2016

A growing body of evidence suggests coordination and collaboration between primary care and behavioral health providers improves patient... Read more...

Medicare Payments to Focus on Value not Volume

July 26, 2016

Psychologists will have a two-year reprieve from reporting quality measures for Medicare patients beginning January 2017, according... Read more...

Telemedicine Conference Well-Attended

July 26, 2016

Minneapolis – More than 5,000 health care providers, researchers, consultants, investors, information technology (IT) developers... Read more...

CMS Wrongfully Denying Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Incentives

May 5, 2016

Due to the dogged determination and careful attention to detail of Amy Rosett, PhD, a solo practitioner from Encino, California, the... Read more...

Reimbursement Diagnoses May Be Co-Morbid: Ethical Concerns with Different Diagnoses

May 5, 2016

I work in a sleep medicine clinic. Since the implementation of ICD-10-CM, I have had more cases where the diagnosis (for example: insomnia)... Read more...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) constantly changing & revised

March 9, 2016

Psychologists can be forgiven if they’ve lost track of changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA): At its sixth anniversary, the statute... Read more...

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