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Webinar Presentation 5/26/20

On May 26, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint presentation here >> A recording of this webinar, and all previous webinars, is available to our PEP members in…

It’s better than not having that 2%

Effective May 1st, Section 3709 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act temporarily suspends the 2% payment adjustment currently applied to all Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) claims due to sequestration. The suspension is effective for claims with dates of service from May 1 through December 31, 2020. << Click here for more information…

Hope for a PPP Loan Forgiveness Extension

Yesterday (May 20th), Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) told Fox News that he believes there is enough support in Congress to extend the eight-week period that Paycheck Protection Program loan recipients have to use the money. Needless to say, this would be a big deal for businesses that may otherwise fail to bounce back before the…

COVID-19 Open Forum Webinar Presentation 5/18/20

On May 18, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint presentation here >> A recording of this webinar, and all previous webinars, is available to our PEP members in…

COVID-19 Open Forum Webinar 5/11/20

On May 11, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint presentation here >> A recording of this webinar, and all previous webinars, is available to our PEP members in…

Two Positive Pieces of News

On Tuesday (May 5th), Senate introduced legislation that would overrule an IRS Notice and clarify that ordinary expenses funded by the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans are deductible by taxpayers! Read more here. . . Clarification on employees not wanting to return to work and the effects on PPP forgiveness.  Link to full article below.…

COVID-19 Open Forum Webinar 5/4/20

On May 4, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint presentation here >> In addition to the webinar presentation, you can find the mini-PowerPoint file regarding New Patient Coordinators…

Good news on a Monday morning from CMS

For those of you who have been attending my “Coping with COVID-19” Monday night webinars you understood that when billing for phone call (audio only) Telehealth Services, you were to use 99441, 99442, or 99443 (POS 02 and no modifier) depending on the amount of time/decision making involved in the call. We discussed that for…

PM News Series: Coping with COVID-19, Part 1-9

Part 1 Business/practice owners are accustomed to facing challenges, but the COVID-19 Pandemic takes the cake. Some say this is a dry run for the end of days or maybe, the universe is trying to tell us something by bringing life as we know it to a screeching halt. As a result, countless numbers of…

COVID-19 Open Forum Webinar 4/27/20

On April 27, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint presentation here >> A recording of this webinar and all previous webinars is available to our PEP members in…