Aug 21, 2019, 09:16 AM
Health Plan Quality Ratings Will Be Available on Nationwide Health Insurance Exchange
Find out how this affects Pennsylvania patients.
Aug 13, 2019, 13:13 PM
Improve Your Practice’s Bottom Line with PAMED’s Denial Management Resources
These tools from PAMED’s Denial Management Workshop can help improve your practice's revenue cycle management and your bottom line.
Jun 27, 2019, 15:41 PM
Gov. Wolf Signs Bill Establishing Pennsylvania Health Insurance Exchange
The goal of the new law is to reduce costs for the Commonwealth and for Pennsylvanians who obtain health insurance coverage via the ACA.
Jun 26, 2019, 09:00 AM
CMS Is Conducting MIPS Audits – Here’s What Physicians Need to Know
In June 2019, CMS began the process of audits and data validation for select clinicians eligible for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
May 7, 2019, 13:44 PM
Effective June 1, Novitas to Change Hardcopy Claims Submissions Policy for Medicare Part A
Novitas will no longer accept hardcopy Medicare Part A claims using the UB-04 claim form, unless an exception applies.
Jan 8, 2019, 19:27 PM
PAMED'S Eight Essential Principles of Health System Reform
Any reforms to the nation’s health system must be properly funded, increase efficiency, make coverage available and affordable, and provide care that’s based on expert consensus or evidence.
Mar 21, 2018, 15:58 PM
The Direct Primary Care Approach to Health Care without Insurance: A Closer Look
The Direct Primary Care (DPC) alternative payment model has been gaining national attention as more physicians continue to adopt this model. PAMED's DPC whitepaper answers member questions on this model.
Nov 30, 2017, 12:09 PM
CMS Finalizes Rule with Major Changes for Several Bundled Payment Models
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued a final rule that cancels several mandatory bundled payment models and makes changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model.
Oct 12, 2017, 12:09 PM
CMS to Physicians: You Don’t Have to Accept Virtual Credit Cards as Payment
CMS has issued a series of FAQS addressing Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) and virtual credit card payments. Here are some key points from the FAQs.
Aug 3, 2017, 18:34 PM
Screening of Employees for Exclusion from Participation in Federal Health Care Programs
This PAMED Quick Consult fact sheet answers FAQs and provides guidance for physician practices on provider screening of employees and contractors for exclusion from participation in Federal Health Care Programs like Medicare and Medicaid.
Jun 10, 2016, 19:42 PM
Embracing the Benefits of Workflow Analysis
With the practice of medicine evolving from volume- to value-based care and a greater emphasis placed on quality metrics, the result is new benefits for wellness and care management.