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AMA revised one code and created two new codes for COVID-19 antibody testing

Following its CPT Editorial Panel meeting, the AMA created two  new codes for COVID-19 antibody testing:

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AMA is expediting another code for novel coronavirus test

The AMA is holding a special CPT Editorial Panel meeting today to consider another code for novel coronavirus tests.

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AMA Adopts New CPT Code for COVID-19 Lab Testing

AMA CPT® Editorial Panel adopted a new CPT® code that describes the laboratory testing for COVID-19. The new CPT® code is effective as of March 13, 2020.

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AMA created a new code for novel coronavirus testing

Following its CPT Editorial Panel meeting, the AMA created a new code for novel coronavirus testing.

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AMA is Expediting Code Development for Novel Coronavirus Test

The AMA is holding a special CPT Editorial Panel meeting this week to consider a code for novel coronavirus tests.

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AMA Posts CPT Editorial Panel Agenda for May 2020 meeting

The AMA posted the laboratory / pathology agenda items for the May 2020 CPT Editorial Panel meeting.

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Stakeholders Push for the Adoption of CMS and ONC Interoperability Rules

Technology companies and other stakeholders submitted a letter urging the Acting Director of the OMB and the Secretary of HHS to finalize new rules creating additional opportunities for data sharing.

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Payment Innovation: Quality Payment Program

Trade Association Calls on Congress to Eliminate MIPS Exclusions

AMA recommends eliminating MIPS exclusions in letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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AMA Asks OIG for APM Safe Harbors

The American Medical Association (AMA) recently submitted a letter to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to create a safe harbor to facilitate coordinated care and promote well-designed alternative payment models (APMs).

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Payment Innovation: Quality Payment Program

109 Physician Specialty Societies, Large Practice Groups and Patient Advocacy Groups Urge Congress to Remove Part B Drugs from MIPS Payment Adjustment

A collection of 109 organizations representing providers and patients submitted a letter urging Congress to block CMS from applying the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) adjustment to Part B drug payments.

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Insurance Coverage: Stakeholder Engagement

American Medical Association (AMA) Letter to Congressional Leaders on Reform of Health Care System

January 3, 2017: AMA letter to congress requesting replacement policies in place prior to the repeal of the ACA.

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