Tri-Society Alert: GI Codes to Be Revalued after CMS Sides with Anthem; E/M Payment Changes Delayed

Late Thursday, November 1st, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule, which includes several significant policy and payment changes that are ...

Tri-Society Alert: GI Societies Applaud Long-Overdue Changes to ASC Annual Updates

On November 2, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2019 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System final rule. The administration ...

Video of the Week: Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG, on Loss of Response to Anti-TNFs—What Should I Do Next?

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Video of the Week: Professor Michael Farthing on Management of Acute Diarrhea in Adults–A Global Perspective

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Trump Administration Seeking to Lower Costs for Medicare Part B Drugs

On Thursday, CMS announced a pre-regulation (“Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking”) seeking input on a new “International Pricing Index” (IPI) payment model related to the costs of drugs administered in physician practices and hospitals.  ...

Video of the Week: Dr. Hashem El-Serag on Worldwide Epidemiology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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