Displaying items by tag: Medicare reimbursement
December 14, 2012
Five major physician lobbying groups expect to push Congress today to avert the upcoming Medicare reimbursement cuts to physicians and repeal the SGR formula altogether, according to a CQ Healthbeat News report.
Published in Orthopedic & Spine Industry Leaders
The average cost for a 180-day episode of total knee replacement for Medicare patients is $22,611, while that figure is $25,872 for patients with commercial health insurance — a 14 percent difference, according to a report from the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute.
Published in Billing & Coding
November 23, 2011
Currently, Medicare physician pay cuts of 27.4 percent will go into effect Jan. 1, 2012, unless Congress intervenes, and roughly 9 percent of medical groups would cease treating Medicare patients if the cuts went through, according to an American Medical News report.
Published in Improving Practice Profits