DWW special issue: 2019 fee schedule final rule


DWW special issue: 2019 Medicare Fee Schedule Final Rule

On Nov. 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2019 final Medicare Fee Schedule, which also includes changes to its policies for the 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP). Dermatology World Weekly is unpacking the meaning of the 2019 final Medicare Fee Schedule in a weekly article series. Each Wednesday an article covering a new topic of the fee schedule will be published. Read the articles that have already been published below, and check back to read more articles from the series.

Fee Schedule: How will your practice fare in 2019?

The 2019 final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule is out, and while dermatology as a specialty will see about a 1% increase in payments overall, how will your individual practice be affected? Keep reading!

2019 Fee Schedule: You asked. DWW answers.

What are CMS’s plans for global codes? Evaluation and management payments and reporting requirements? What’s happening with modifier 25? Telemedicine reimbursement? Dermatology World Weekly answers your burning questions about the final 2019 Medicare physician Fee Schedule. Keep reading!

MIPS in 2019: Changes are coming

CMS has made several changes to the 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) as part of the final 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule. While CMS did not finalize any sweeping changes to the program, physicians should be aware of changes to MIPS weights and scoring, the low-volume threshold exemption, and other provisions that will impact reporting in 2019. Keep reading!

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