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April 18, 2018 MGMA News for Physician Group Practices...

HBMA April 2018 Washington Report


HBMA April 2018 Washington Report

HHS reaches $5.5 Million settlement...


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and a large health system agreed to a $5.5 million settlement for potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and implementation of a corrective action plan....

President Trump outlines ideas for ACA overhaul in address to Congress


President Trump restated his pledge to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in his first address to a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28...

VPMA sets annual conference date


The VPMA has set 2017s annual conference to be May 4-6, 2017 at the Marriott Downtown Hotel in Richmond, VA....

CMS Issues MACRA final rule.....


Medicare finalizes new physician payment system; Special MACRA series at MGMA16
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule implementing a new Medicare physician payment system...

PAS to exhibit at 2016 APMA Conference


PAS will be exhibiting at the The APMA 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National). The conference will take place in Philadelphia, July 14–17...

PAS exhibiting at 2016 DermFoot...


Patient Account Services will be exhibiting at the 2016 DermFoot conference April 15 - 17, 2016...

Harris CareTracker 2015 Award


Patient Account Services, Inc was awarded top honors for excellence in client support at the recent Harris CareTracker Channel Partner conference in Providence, RI.

American Society of Podiatric Dermatology Cherry Blossom Conference


Patient Account Services will be exhibiting at the annual American Society of Podiatric Dermatology's Cherry Blossom Conference..

SGR Update


As the deadline for Congressional action to prevent a massive (21%) cut in physician fee schedule payment approaches (March 31st) we thought we would take this opportunity to update you on where things stand in terms of enactment of a long-term vs. short-term SGR fix.

High deductibles: why physicians must adjust how they practice


Rising out-of-pocket costs are changing the way patients use medical services, so physicians must evolve their billing and communication practices to keep up...

High deductibles may push patients to put off care


The rising out-of-pocket costs for health insurance force millions of middle-class Americans to forego checkups and other needed medical care, according to USA Today.

Holding of 2015 Date-of-Service Claims for Services Paid Under the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee


On November 13, 2014, the CY 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule was published in the Federal Register...

100 Healthcare Statistics You Should Know


The term “healthcare” encompasses a wide variety of issues ranging from insurance coverage controversies and
workforce compensation trends to prescription drug administration and health information technology. Being able to
master all matters of healthcare would likely take an inordinate amount of time, which is why Becker's Hospital
Review has provided this list of 100 healthcare statistics to know covering a wide variety of industry topics.



If you haven’t heard these buzz words by now “On/Off Exchange Plans”, “Metallic Plans”, “Healthcare Marketplace”- you should become familiar with them very quickly because it’s going to dramatically affect your cash flow and bottom line….

Lean Waste Analysis Video


PAS uses Lean Six Sigma methods to manage our processes and to ensure high quality work. As a member of the ASQ Healthcare Division, we invite you to look at the video "Waste Analysis" to begin to undersdtand the power of Lean Six Sigma.

ICD-10 Delayed at least until Oct 1, 2015


President signs SGR patch legislation with ICD-10 delay....

HBMA News Alert from Washington, DC


The United States Senate has joined the House of Representatives and passed legislation to prevent a 24% cut in physician fee schedule payments from occurring tomorrow (4/1) as previously scheduled. Instead, Medicare physician fee schedule payments will continue to be paid as they have been for the past 3 months. Although the legislation must be signed by the President in order to become effective, the President has indicated that he will sign this legislation once it reaches his desk. Click Above for More...

March 31, 2014 - MGMA Special Alert:


Today, by a vote of 64-35, the Senate agreed to legislation passed by the House of Representatives, H.R. 4302, which delays for one year a 24% cut to Medicare physician payments resulting from the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. The legislation is expected to be signed into law by the President. In addition to the SGR provisions, the legislation:

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