Oct 17, 2018, 10:00 AM
CMS Announces 2019 Medicare Premiums and Deductibles
Find the Medicare Parts A and B premiums and deductibles for 2019.
Oct 3, 2018, 11:40 AM
Appeals Requests Among Latest Updates to Novitasphere Medicare Part B Portal
In Spring 2018, Novitas Solutions announced changes to its Novitasphere Medicare Part B internet portal, including new features such as medical review claims.
Sep 12, 2018, 17:10 PM
Proposed 2019 Medicare PFS Could Create Unintended Consequences for Health Care Delivery
PAMED submitted its formal comment letter on the proposal on Sept. 10, 2018.
Sep 12, 2018, 12:00 PM
Medical Societies to CMS: Don’t Allow Step Therapy for Medicare Advantage Part B Drugs
PAMED joined a coalition of medical societies urging CMS to prohibit step therapy in Medicare Advantage.
Aug 30, 2018, 06:00 AM
Find Out How the Proposed E&M Reimbursement Changes May Affect Your Practice
To help give members a better idea of how their practices would be affected if these changes are part of the final rule, PAMED has created this online estimator.
Aug 20, 2018, 12:42 PM
Changes to Novitasphere Login Requirements Effective Sept. 1, 2018
Registered users must log into Novitasphere at least once every 30 days.
Aug 16, 2018, 14:16 PM
CMS Proposes Major Changes for ACOs in Medicare Shared Savings Program
The proposal could require Shared Savings Program ACOs to take on risk sooner than expected.
Aug 16, 2018, 11:25 AM
2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposal, MOC, and Telemedicine on the Agenda for PAMED Physician Leaders
Physician leaders addressed the 2019 Medicare PFS proposal, telemedicine, MOC, and more.
Aug 9, 2018, 09:00 AM
CMS Allows Medicare Advantage Plans to Implement Step Therapy Prior Authorization Requirements
MA plans will be able to offer step therapy starting Jan. 1, 2019.
Aug 1, 2018, 14:06 PM
New OPPS Proposal for 2019 Would Encourage Site Neutrality for Outpatient Clinic Visits
The proposal would introduce site-neutral payments for clinic visits.
Jul 26, 2018, 08:55 AM
Pa. Supreme Court Issues Decision in Highmark-UPMC Medicare Advantage Case
In-network access to UPMC hospitals ends June 30, 2019 for certain Highmark Medicare Advantage plans.
Jul 19, 2018, 08:45 AM
2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposal Would Overhaul E&M Coding and Documentation
PAMED's overview looks at key provisions in the Medicare PFS proposal for 2019.