Learn the latest about organized medicine's attempts to reform Medicare's physician-reimbursement formula, along with news about coding and initiatives to ensure the future viability of the program for patients and providers.
Recent MMS Action and Testimony
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Four New Medicare Rules Could Undermine Your Hospital Medical Staff
October 27, 2014
Vital Signs, November 2014 - In a letter to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner, MMS President Richard S. Pieters, M.D., said the rules could substantially reduce the ability of local physicians to participate in hospital decision-making and further disenfranchise community physicians.
MMS Comments on Proposed 2015 Medicare Physician Payment Rules
September 4, 2014
Comments on proposed 2015 payment policies, federal Sunshine Act regulations, the Physician Compare website, and the Value-Based Modifier and Physician Feedback program.
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage Network Terminations
June 12, 2014
Suggestions on how to follow up with appeals to UHC's Medicare Advantage terminations, and communicating with your patients.
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