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Updates for the Week of Feb. 8

For finance & reimbursement, quality & patient safety, post-acute care staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued the following updates this week:​​

  • eCQM Annual Update Pre-Publication Document
  • Request for Stakeholder Feedback on Draft eCQM Measure CQM-4412 and CQM-4413 Packages; Comments accepted Feb. 8-19
  • PFS Payment for Office & Outpatient E/M Visits: Effective Jan. 1, for Physician Fee Schedule payment of office and outpatient E/M visits, Medicare adopted the new AMA coding, language, and interpretive guidance framework. See the fact sheet for more information. ​