Monthly Archives: July 2012

Proposed CY 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Released by CMS

¬†The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed calendar year (CY) 2013 Medicare physician fee schedule¬† (MPFS) on July 6, 2012. In the released proposal, CMS estimated that general surgery would not receive a payment update for … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Constitutional

On June 28th, the Supreme Court declared the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as Obama Care, as constitutional. The opinion of the court was almost as confusing as it was unexpected. A crucial part of the … Continue reading

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