The Summit Documentation Committee functions under the authority of the Chiropractic Summit and serves as a resource for the profession in providing accurate and timely information on “best practices” regarding Medicare documentation. Topic specific articles are developed for distribution to the chiropractic profession in cooperation with the Summit Communication Committee in an effort to improve documentation quality and compliance.
You’ve heard of PQRS (the Physician Quality Reporting System), but you haven’t gotten around to finding out what it is… You know what it is, but you haven’t gotten around to finding out how to participate… You know how to participate, but you haven’t gotten around to actually doing it… Well, my friend, you’re running out of time!
The penalty that will be applied is a reduction in the Medicare fees for all Part B covered services (98940/98941/98942) rendered January 1 – December 31, 2015. Accordingly, doctors who did not participate in PQRS during 2013 will be paid 1.5% LESS than the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule amount. For 2016 and subsequent years, the payment reduction will be 2.0% (and will be based on participation during the calendar year two years prior).
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Medicare Myths & Facts
The Medicare Claim
Meeting Medicare's Documentation Requirements
Medicare Audits Part 1 - What the Chiropractor Needs to Know
Medicare Audits Part 2 - What the Chiropractor Needs to Know
The Medicare Appeals Process