Practices could face steep financial consequences from claim rejections if not adjusted.
CMS rules to simplify E/M coding and reemphasize patient narrative.
Program focuses on improving quality and reducing cost, while maintaining patient choice.
Four new exceptions and four new safe harbors proposed.
Monitoring glucose levels is important for managing diabetes. CVS Pharmacy now limits quantities of diabetic testing supplies to meet Medicare Part B’s medical necessity requirements, superseding doctor’s orders.