Affordable Care Act

Posted at 02:05PM Sep 07, 2012 by Kent Moore: Since its debut last year, the Medicare annual wellness visit (AWV) has been an apparent source of ongoing confusion. That point was driven home to me...

Updated June 1, 2016: Modified for 50,000 attributed members Introduction The proliferation of the Accountable Care Organization is causing a ripple of change in healthcare. It is clear that physician groups who truly want to succeed...

More than 10 million people with Medicare have saved over $20 billion on prescription drugs since 2010 39 million Medicare beneficiaries utilized free preventive services in 2015 The Department of Health and Human Services released...

Welcome to Medicare & Annual Wellness Visits Medicare does not cover a routine annual physical exam. •It is very important you use the “correct” language when you schedule your preventive care visit, or you may...

For the second time in 2 years, the Supreme Court of the United States has defended the Affordable Care Act.  It’s time to move on.  The ACA was designed, in part, to help transition the...

The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicare beneficiaries now receive coverage for an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV), which is a yearly office visit that focuses on preventive health. During the AWV,...

CMS now offers a variety of preventative services including the Annual Wellness Visit and as this service grows in popularity, it is important that your healthcare organization is in compliance with Medicare’s guidelines. Do not...

I often think about how cool it would be to be “King of the United States.” You could do anything you wanted to do, including implementing new healthcare programs whenever you wanted. As King, I...