17 Aug CMS Proposed Rule for 2019

You have almost certainly heard about the many potential changes put forward through the CMS proposed fee schedule rule for 2019. Proposed changes to the fee structure for evaluation and management coding is one of the more impactful proposed changes. Depending on your specialty, you...

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27 Jul How the Cost of Healthcare is Affecting Patients

Long-time readers know that we like to data-dive from time to time at speroMD.  We decided to share something with you from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) website this week.  There’s an interesting slide show KFF posted recently summarizing polling results regarding the affordability of...

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13 Jul Possible CMS Billing Rules Overhaul

Multiple sources reported yesterday that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed overhauling Medicare billing standards that have been in place since the 90’s.  Anyone who is a physician, coder, works with coding staff, or is otherwise affected by, and versed in the...

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29 Jun 4th of July as Told by ICD-10

With the 4th of July holiday coming up next week, it’s likely that people will be taking an extended weekend to celebrate. In honor of this, we decided to reach into our vault and recycle one of our best-read blogs: Our take on the worst...

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25 May Quest Diagnostics and United Health Group Partnership

Late Thursday, Quest Diagnostics and United Health Group announced that they are forming a strategic partnership effective January 1, 2019.  The partnership will mean Quest will now be an in-network lab for all United Health Group members.  United also extended their existing agreement with LabCorp,...

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