Most Adopted Nephrology-Specific Electronic Health Record System Also Receives Accreditation from Epic Cambridge, Mass. – March 28, 2023 – Interwell Health, a physician-centered organization … [Read more...]
Raising the Bar: ETC Updates for 2022 Are In!
On October 29, 2021, CMS published a final rule updating the ETC (ESRD Treatment Choices Model) that went into effect on January 21, 2021. And the changes in the new rule go into effect soon—on … [Read more...]
CMS Proposed Updates to ETC: Boom or Bust?
Just in time for Independence Day, CMS published a lengthy proposed rule on July 1, 2021, that, if implemented, will refine the mandatory ETC (End-Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices) model just as … [Read more...]
2020: Out Like A Lion
The last week of a tumultuous year brings even more changes for physician practices…all at the last minute. On Sunday, December 27, the President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 … [Read more...]
E/M 2021: A New Year Brings Some Big Changes
In a year filled with new regulations, new rules, new financial models, new viruses, and new ways of interacting remotely with patients, New Year’s Day will bring one final present: a package of new … [Read more...]
ETC Final Rule Part Two: The Scary Details
Last week we posted an introductory blog post regarding the ESRD Treatment Choices Final Rule that comes loaded with tricks (performance penalties) and treats (bonuses and incentives for home therapy … [Read more...]
ETC: The Final Rule Has Arrived
As if there wasn’t enough excitement from COVID-19, Medicare Advantage plans opening for dialysis patients, and additional new final regulations under the 21st Century Cures Act, CMS has dropped a … [Read more...]