Entries by Panacea Insights

Webinar: E&M Changes and How to Prepare Now for 2021

Please join us on Wed. January 15, 2020 for our live webinar, “Change is Coming for E&M: Start Preparing Now for 2021.” The webinar will focus on Office and Outpatient E&M coding guidelines that passed with the CY2020 Physician Fee Schedule for implementation in 2021. These include significant changes to some of the most commonly […]

Unpacking CMS’ 2020 Proposed Expanded Rules for Hospital Price Transparency

On January 1, 2019 the Hospital Price Transparency Rule took effect mandating hospitals publish their price lists online in a machine-readable format. Hospitals complied by making their charge description master (CDM) available via download in CSV or similar format. The result fell far short of CMS’ goal of empowering patients to become “active healthcare consumers” […]