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Washington Watch Weekly--September 13, 2019

This week, ASCRS joined with the Alliance of Specialty Medicine in submitting comments on the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule, which includes MIPS.

On Wednesday, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing, “Utilization Management: Barriers to Care and Burdens on Small Medical Practice,” to discuss the impact of utilization...

As a reminder, starting January 1, 2020, even for services provided before this date, providers must use the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) or CMS will reject the claim, with a few ...

In response to FEMA’s designation of Tropical Storm/Hurricane Barry, CMS has determined that the automatic extreme and uncontrollable circumstance policy will apply to MIPS-eligible clinicians in...

KRS Global Biotechnology is voluntarily recalling all lots of unexpired drugs intended to be sterile due to lack of assurance of sterility.

Even though CMS already has released its proposal for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and MIPS for performance year 2020, there are still several months left in 2019, so ASCRS ASOA members...

If you think an error has been made in your 2020 MIPS payment adjustment factor(s) calculation, you have less than one month to submit a targeted review.

The 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Exemption Applications for the Promoting Interoperability (PI) performance category and Extreme...

The ASCRS ASOA Health Information and Technology Committee (HIT) has developed many health IT resources to ensure ophthalmic practices have the knowledge and tools they need to succeed.

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