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(CY) 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: Key Provisions Impacting Clinical Social Workers

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed CY 2022 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) issued on July 16 includes a variety of provisions that are relevant to clinical social workers (CSWs) who are participating providers in Medicare. Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).

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Change Healthcare Cyberattack: What Social Workers Should Know

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By Denise Johnson, LCSW-C Senior Practice Associate March 2024 In February 2024, a major healthcare cybersecurity attack occurred, affecting many patients and providers including clinical social workers (CSWs). CMS is also urging Medicaid plans to make prospective payments to those affected.

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Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule for CY 2022

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Implications for Clinical Social Workers. On November 2, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the CY 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule. percent reimbursement cuts to Medicare providers , including CSWs. December 2021. Reimbursement. The final rule called for 3.75

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National Report Addresses Nursing Home Quality & Promotes Value of Social Work

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submission of comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in response to its Request for Information on Revising the Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities to Establish Mandatory Minimum Staffing Levels.

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CMS Creates Additional Place of Service Code for Telehealth

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Following a recent update from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), NASW has received multiple inquiries regarding telehealth place of service codes (POS) for Medicare, Medicaid and private health insurance companies. CMS revised the description for POS codes 02 and 10 for telehealth.

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CMS Creates Additional Place of Service Code for Telehealth

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Following a recent update from the Center for Medicare, and Medicaid Services (CMS), NASW has received multiple inquiries regarding telehealth place of service codes (POS) for Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance companies. Senior Practice Associate, Clinical Social Work. Prepared by.

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CMS Seeks Feedback on Good Faith Estimates

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Attention Clinical Social Workers: CMS Seeking Feedback on Good Faith Estimates. Clinical social workers (CSWs) are currently required to give Good Faith Estimates (GFEs) to patients who are uninsured and patients who have insurance but do not plan to use it, [link]. A list of additional questions is available at [link].