NPCHPC – CMS work together to exempt small / rural practices

Marcy ZwellingUncategorizedLeave a Comment

i’m thrilled to report that the national physicians’ council for healthcare policy has made great progress working with CMS on exemption. The following is a slide that is “our ask” – please see slides # 6 Exempting small and rural practices •200 or fewer unique Medicare patients OR •Less than $500,000 in MC payments per physicians* OR •*When considering costs and exemptions if it costs $50,000 per physician to setup system you need to receive the 5% bonus on $1,000,000 collection from Medicare. If maintenance is $20,000 then you have to collect $400,000 just to break even. •Practices with 10 or fewer physicians OR •Rural physicians** OR •** physician/population ratio < 100. As an aside, we believe that this might … Read More