The AMA and others flagged calculation-error concerns, prompting CMS to revise physician scores under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
Find out more about the types of improper medical claims the OIG says can mean a big headache for physician practices, hospitals or health systems.
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Physicians must score a minimum of 15 points in 2018 to avoid a Medicare pay cut in 2020. An AMA resource shows how to do it.
Doctors support the Medicare “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative, but warn that proposed E/M pay changes could hurt doctors caring for the sickest patients.