Daily Archives: June 8, 2012

Majority of doctors may face penalty over Medicare quality reporting

A development report from the Centers for Medicare Advantage Plans & Medicaid Services shows that less than 200,000 physicians, out of the more than 600,000 who were entitled for the incentive program, reported Medicare’s physician quality reporting system (PQRS) measures … Continue reading

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Medicare’s no-pay rule leads to improved focus on infection-control efforts

The “no-pay” rule approved in 2008 by the Centers for Medicare Insurance & Medicaid Services (CMS) to promote hospitals to stop medical complications has led to regularly funded infection control departments, more cooperation with physicians and other front-line staff, and … Continue reading

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