October 24, 2014

Presentations Cover Physician Fee Schedule and Physician Practice Compliance

PYA recently spoke at the 2014 Georgia Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Physician Practice Management Forum at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, GA, November 14, 2014.

Consulting Senior Manager Chris Beckham presented “Updates to the 2015 Physician Fee Schedule:  Value-Based Payments are Here to Stay,” which covered updates to the proposed rule including:

  • Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)
  • Valued-Based Payment Modifier
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Global Surgery Payments
  • Misvalued Codes
  • Specialty Payment Changes
  • Telehealth Services
  • Care Site Payments
  • Medicare Shared Savings Program

Consulting Manager Valerie Rock also presented “Compliance in the Physician Practice.” She discussed the importance of having a compliance plan, coding and billing monitoring, audit schedules, and provider expectations.  View the presentation below.

If you would like more information about the physician fee schedule or physician practice compliance, or would like to request a speaker on these topics for your organization or event, contact the experts listed below at PYA, (888) 420-9876.