TITLE

Medicare fee schedule includes e-prescribing, quality reporting incentives

AUTHOR(S)
Rich III, William L.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;1/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the e-prescribing and quality reporting incentives included in Medicare fee schedule in the U.S. in 2009. According to the author, ophthalmologists will benefit from the updates on payment conversion factor, new bonus incentives and new CPT codes in Medicare reimbursements. Ophthalmologists expressed their support to the updates. The views of William I. Rich III, medical director of health policy at the American Academy Ophthalmoloy, on the updates are also highlighted.
ACCESSION #
35896074

 

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