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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

CMS News:
AAFP Asks CMS for More Codes for Outpatient Settings

A proposal calls for inclusion of new codes in the 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule.  Physician organizations are requesting that CMS redefine and revalue the outpatient E/M codes to reflect the broad range of services physicians provide. Unlike new physician payment models which are using technology to change the patient care, payment for primary care physicians who provide outpatient evaluation [...]