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Download the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Whitepaper

For several years, the healthcare community has struggled to find balance between reducing administrative burden, accurately recognizing and recording services provided, and upholding and providing the highest quality care possible, all while the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) operates with a budget neutral mandate.

If finalized as is, the Proposed Rule1 (CMS-1734-P) will have financial consequences on hospitals, health systems, and physicians that may not have been fully contemplated at the time of publication. These changes are currently scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2021, which does not allow for much time to prepare for and determine the financial implications of the rule.

Download the Whitepaper 

Complete the form below to download Blue & Co.’s 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly whitepaper where you’ll learn more about the impact that this ruling might have on your reimbursement and/or physician’s compensation.

Still have questions? Contact your local Blue & Co. advisor.

COVID-19 Expense

COVID-19 Expense Reporting Categories

The past few weeks have continued to be slow with very little new information on the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements. HHS released four new FAQs on 2/24/21 surrounding COVID-19 expense reporting. The theme among these FAQs is that HHS expects PRF payments to be used for unreimbursed costs and that when claiming COVID-19 costs, […]

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Pepper Report and 5 Star Ratings

PEPPER Report and 5 Star Ratings: Why Your Long-Term Care Facility Should Care

Monitoring data in long term care can be the key to success. Five Star Ratings and PEPPER Reports are two data sources your organization needs to review to stay on top of industry changes. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released revisions to the 5 Star Technical Users’ Guide, and with the […]

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Understanding the Employee Retention Credit (ERC)

Webinar: Understanding the Employee Retention Credit (ERC): What You Need To Know

You’re Invited! Join Blue & Co. on Wednesday, March 3 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST for a webinar entitled Understanding the Employee Retention Credit (ERC): What You Need To Know. In this session, you will learn more about the expansion of the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). The panelists will discuss: Explanation of the […]

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