TITLE

Welcome a 2.2 Percent Medicare Pay Boost For the Rest of This Year -- Finally

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Medical Office Billing & Collections Alert;Jul2010, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Medicare payments which are due to a 21.29 percent cut that hit one's Part B claims in the U.S. It notes that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was expected to automatically reprocess claims that were paid based on the cut after the House of Representatives voted through the 2.2 increase bill. It also notes that President Barack Obama urged lawmakers to permanently reform the Medicare payment formula.
ACCESSION #
52411659

 

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