Tag Archives: PQRS

Neurosurgeons Express Serious Concerns with Medicare Physician Payment Rules

Guest post from Katie O. Orrico, Esq. Director, Washington Office American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) On April 27, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposal to overhaul the way Medicare pays physicians. … Continue reading

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Neurosurgical Focus Highlights Efforts to Define, Measure, and Predict Quality in Neurosurgery

John Ratliff, MD, FAANS, FACS (left) Co-Director, Division of Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Department of Neurosurgery Stanford University Medical Center Chair, AANS/CNS National Quality Council Stanford, CA Anthony L. Asher, MD, FAANS, FACS (right) Co-Medical Director, Carolinas Healthcare System … Continue reading

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Neurosurgeons Provide Feedback to CMS on New Medicare Physician Payment System

On Nov. 17, 2015, the AANS and CNS submitted feedback to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to the agency’s Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from stakeholders on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act … Continue reading

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