Reimbursement & Regulatory Update: Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (RVRVSU) Annual Final Rule and Other Regulatory Developments – 3-Part Series

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Join QHR Health’s John Waltko, Vice President, Regulatory and Financial Reporting, for a 3-part series covering the final rules regarding Medicare Physician Fee Schedules (PFS) released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as other major regulatory developments.

This 3-part webinar series will discuss:

• CMS PFS changes adopted in 2019, effective January 1, 2021:
o New payments rates and RVU weights for evaluation and management services
o Chart documentation changes to medical decision making or time basis
o Impacts on PFS reimbursement
• CMS new covered and payable services being finalized, effective January 1, 2021:
o Expansion of telehealth services and payment rates
o New population health payable services in the physician practice and rural health clinic setting
o Direct supervision requirement revisions and professional scope of service expansions
o Other coverage and payment policy revisions

CPE Credit Per Session

In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to the three polling questions asked during each program and complete the evaluation.

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit per session

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: Fundamental understanding of Medicare Reimbursement and Payment Methodologies

Who Should Attend: CFOs, Controllers, Finance and Accounting Professionals, Senior Management and Officers, Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement Professionals

Advanced Preparation:  None

Program Level: Intermediate

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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If QLI cancels a live webinar program, refunds of the webinar registration fee will not be given. However, all current registrants at time of cancellation will obtain a credit to be applied to a future live webinar program of their choice.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn CMS payment policy changes and reimbursement opportunities for physician practices in the annual Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule (PFS)
  • Review other CMS proposed regulations and policy changes impacting physician practices and rural health clinic reimbursements
  • Understand new evaluation and management payment rates and RVUs for evaluation and management services with a focus on reimbursement impacts
  • Other final CMS changes affecting physician practice reimbursement

Who Should Attend

  • CFOs, Controllers, Finance and Accounting Professionals
  • Senior Management and Officers
  • Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement Professionals
  • Physician Practice Managers and Directors