HHS lifts limit on fees that providers can charge when sending patient health data to a third part

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  • TOMORROW, February 5, attend the Advanced CSCC Regional Lecture. Affiliate Association News
  • Assembly Bill 890 would give nurse practitioners autonomy. California News
  • HHS lifts limit on fees that providers can charge when sending patient health data to a third party. National News

Health officials have confirmed the first two cases of the new strain of coronavirus in Los Angeles and Orange counties, brought by travelers who came from the epicenter of the outbreak in Wuhan, China. In both counties, health authorities are following up with anyone who has had close contact with the patients, but they noted that casual contact with an infected person, such as visiting the same grocery store or movie theater, carries only “minimal risk of developing infection.” To read more click here and go to California News.

MOASC’s “Spotlight On Hematology,” was held on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at the Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach. Topics presented were Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasm, Immunotherapy, Lymphoma, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, and Multiple Myeloma. To read more click here and go to MOASC News.

Big Changes to Evaluation and Management Codes in 2021 As of January 1, 2021, there will be significant changes to the office and outpatient Evaluation and Management (E&M) services (CPT ® codes 99202-99215) for both new and established patients. Practices, physicians, and staff must be aware of the modifications to ensure a successful transition next year and avoid any disruption in reimbursement. To read more click here and go to CMS News.

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February 4, 2020



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