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Quality Payment Program

Quality Payment Program (QPP) Set to Return in 2020

Changes in store in year two This year was the first that occupational therapists who bill outpatient Medicare Part B were included in the Quality Payment Program (QPP) under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Occupational therapists will continue to report in two MIPS…

CMS 2020

CMS 2020 News

CMS 2020 final rule is being met with a lot of confusion and fear. Understanding some of the main points can help healthcare providers to start processing and possibly promote change of the rules. 1. Rehabilitation therapists will see an approximate 8% decrease in…

Where to Focus Your Efforts with PDPM Preparedness

CMS says nothing will change, but how will healthcare evolve? Last April, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposal to replace the Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) payment system with a new model for Medicare payment of skilled nursing care. They’ve…

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