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CMS Updates PQRS Payment Adjustments Policy for 2017-2018

December 28, 2016 CMS Updates PQRS Payment Adjustments Policy for 2017, 2018 By: Deanna Rasch, Technical Communication Specialist On December 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it will not apply negative 2017 or 2018 payment adjustments to eligible individual healthcare professionals (EPs) or group practices that were unable to […]

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Quadax Is Ready for PAMA Reporting

By: Jen Sprandel, Technical Communication Specialist Updated 4-2017 The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) revised the payment methodology for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests paid under the Medicare Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS). Under PAMA, CMS will base 2018 clinical laboratory fee schedule payment rates on private payer rates as reported by applicable […]

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