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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It's Time to Send Medicare Physician Payment Reform to the President’s Desk
February 20, 2015
Congress has the opportunity to pass its own bipartisan, meaningful physician payment legislation, but must do so by April 1, 2015.
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.
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