National Call to Action – Call and Urge Congress to Permanently Repeal the SGR

March 24, 2015 at 2:09 pm | National

It’s National Call to Action Day – Do Your Part and Urge Congress to Permanently Repeal the SGR Last week, lawmakers in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate introduced bipartisan bills – H.R. 1470 and S. 810 – that would permanently repeal the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Medicare physician payment formula. With only a week […]

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CMSto reopen Meaningful Use Hardship Exemption

October 8, 2014 at 3:55 pm | National

Due to significant pressure from the AMA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the reopening of its Meaningful Use (MU) hardship exception application for physicians and hospitals to avoid the 2015 penalty. The new deadline will be November 30, 2014. Previously, the hardship exception application deadline was April 1, 2014 for […]

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Physician Payments Sunshine Act

October 2, 2014 at 9:41 am | National

Physician Payments Sunshine Act 3 questions you should know how to answer by Sept. 30 Physicians’ financial data under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, also known as the “Open Payments” program, was released to the public Tuesday. While your data might not make it into the local news, chances are your patients or others you […]

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MLN Update – 8/14/2014

August 15, 2014 at 9:35 am | National

Click here to read:    MLN 2014-08-14-eNews

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