CMS Unveils New Strategy to Provide Affordable and Quality Healthcare 550

CMS Unveils New Strategy to Provide Affordable and Quality Healthcare

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is targeting more than 60 million Americans with their new plan to provide rural communities quality and affordable healthcare options.  CMS unveiled the Rural Health Strategy on Tuesday with the goal of helping millions of Americans across the United States obtain quality healthcare. “Through its implementation and our continued stakeholder…

New Partnership with HealthTeamWorks

RT Welter and Associates is proud to announce our new partnership with HealthTeamWorks who is know for helping medical practices, physician organizations and integrated delivery networks (IDNs) improve their performance in delivering value-based services. As RT Welter shares a similar focus for helping improve the success of your business, we believe in the goal behind…

Cost Analysis/Rate Setting FREE Webinars

RT Welter and Associates has partnered with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Family Planning Program to provide training and technical assistance in cost setting activities to current Title X contractors and clinics.  Our training and technical assistance will assist CDPHE and Title X contractors in updating fee schedules, developing sliding fee…

Colorado Hospitals and Physicians Must Begin Posting Prices for Most Common Procedures

Hospitals across Colorado must begin posting self-pay prices Monday for the most common procedures and treatments they offer — a potential first step in bringing more cost transparency to a sector whose pricing ambiguity has frustrated consumers and public officials alike. The move is mandated by Colorado Senate Bill 65, a 2017 measure from Republican…

Transitional Care Management (TCM) Services

There is a lot of confusion surrounding reporting for transitional care management (TCM) services. CPT offers the following options to report TCM services: 99495 – Transitional Care Management services with the following required elements: communication (direct contact, telephone, electronic) with the patient and/or caregiver within 2 business days of discharge; medical decision making of at least…