Is Your Urgent Care Center Ready for the New Medicare Cards?

Starting this month, your urgent care’s front desk staff will start seeing new Medicare cards from patients with Medicare. The goal is to remove Social Security Numbers from all Medicare cards by...

Is Your Urgent Care Billing Team Ready for the 2018 Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule?

This month the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2018 final rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, which sets the Medicare payment rates each year.

How Does MACRA Impact Your Urgent Care Practice?

At the end of June, the Centers  for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed final rule for year two of the Quality Payment Program, established under MACRA. Do you know how the...

Time to Educate Staff and Patients on New Medicare Deductibles

For 2017, Medicare has announced a 10% increase in its premiums and deductibles for Part B, which encompasses physician and outpatient services. Medicare Part B premiums are deducted from a...

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