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CMS Sets Payment Rates for Advance Care Planning

However, conversion factor goes down. The codes have been in your CPT® book since January, but with CMS establishing no payment for advance care planning, your practice was left empty-handed—until now. Effective Jan. 1, 2016, you will be able to collect for your practitioners’ services in talking about end-of-life decisions with Medicare beneficiaries. CMS released its Final Rule on Oct. [...]