If this is what is required for only 2 chart audits, think of the volume of paper records pouring into the MACs for all the services under audit.
The APWCA annual meeting is THE place to get the most up to date information on healthcare reform and public policy affecting wound care and hyperbaric medicine.
It’s a waste of my time to even TRY to use a cellular product on a patient with Medicare Advantage.
CMS doesn’t care enough about patient reported outcomes like Quality of Life to incentivize collecting it as a quality measure, and manufacturers don’t care enough to fund the additional analysis that is needed.
Saying “we heal everyone” is a terrible idea.
Writing comment letters on draft policy is a giant game of Whack-a-Mole, and every year we get farther behind.
With the gutting of the bonus payments originally possible in MIPS, the small upwards fee adjustments available under MIPS can’t adjust for this, and the cost of complying with the Quality Payment Program (QPP) is exacerbating the problem.