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General Surgery Coding Alert

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule:

Get These Updates to Global Surgical Package and Incident-To Billing

Fees and compliance issues lead surgeons’ concerns. First, the good news — baseline Medicare payments will increase by 0.5 percent in 2016. For the first time in years, your surgery practice isn’t facing an end-of-the-year panic about possible double-digit payment reductions due to the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. The change is thanks to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization [...]