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Telemedicine Reimbursement Update for Colorado!

Bill Summary Colorado Stat. 10-16-123 (new rev. eff. 1/1/17) HOUSE SPONSORSHIP Buck and Ginal, SENATE SPONSORSHIP Kefalas and Martinez Humenik, Under current law, health benefit plans issued, amended, or renewed in this state cannot require in-person health care delivery for a person covered under the plan who resides in a county with 150,000 or fewer residents if…

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Don't Forget ACA Non-Discrimination Compliance Now Effective

Reminder, ACA Section 1557 Compliance Began Sunday, October 16th! All practices – regardless of practice size – are required to post the non-discrimination notice and taglines. Follow theses easy steps to ensure your practice is compliant. Post Notice of Nondiscrimination – Download PDF. – Enter practice name. – Print/post in office. – Post PDF to your website.…

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CMS Finalizes New Medicare Quality Payment Program

CMS Provider Education Message: On October 14, HHS finalized its policy implementing the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) incentive payment provisions in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), collectively referred to as the Quality Payment Program. The new Quality Payment Program will gradually transform…

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Amendment 69 — ColoradoCare Tax Hike Will Affect Local Veterans

ColoradoCare’s proponents claim that Amendment 69 will be good for our active duty and retired military. But that’s not what Colorado’s veterans think! The Pueblo Chieftan published a letter from two decorated retired Colorado veterans, who are opposing the dangerous tax burdens and uncertain health coverage contained in Amendment 69. Read their letter here. With the health…

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Vote NO on Amendment 69 – Get the Word Out!

Colorado’s mail voting system means that the first ballots of the 2016 election will reach voters’ mailboxes in just one week. That means we’re almost out of time to make sure every voter has the FACTS about Amendment 69 and the untested experimental health care debacle that it would enshrine in our state’s constitution. We…

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CAQH ProView Improvements – New Required Fields

Professional Liability Insurance The latest release for CAQH ProView includes improvements to the Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) screen. Based on feedback from practice managers and participating organizations, changes to this section will help providers enter PLI information accurately, reducing follow-up and making the credentialing process smoother and faster. Changes to this section will include: A…

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