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Sneaky Sneak!

Sneaky Sneak! I am seeing some pretty sneaky fee schedules lately! If you cannot explain a fee schedule on the way up the elevator between two floors of your building, it is either too complicated to know if your being paid properly or so vague that you won’t be. Some new carriers are popping up…

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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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