News and Announcements

COVID Phased Plan for Vaccines in Shelby County: UPDATE: As of 1/26 Shelby Co posted a waiting list option for new first dose appointments click here to sign up.  For those who got a first dose of vaccine prior to Jan 4: click here for 2nd dose appt.  February first dose dates have not been added. 

You may apply online until Monday Feb 1 8:00 PM ET to be exempt from MIPS 2020 reporting.  click here  to apply

MIPS 2020 Data Submission Period Open: CMS has opened the data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in the 2020 performance year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Data can be submitted and updated from 10:00 a.m. EST on January 4, 2021 until 8:00 p.m. EDT on March 31, 2021. click here

VOLUNTEER for Shelby County Medical Reserve Corps: click here

Memphis Medical Society waiting list for medical practice employees to get COVID19 vaccine:click here

UPDATED TELEHEALTH BILLING 2021:  UHC:
 Telehealth claims now require POS 2 instead of 9 for commercial claims, but not for MA plans.  click here  Cigna:continuing PHE revised rule click here

UHC Admin Guide: click here

COVID-19 Vaccine Education FREE CME

TMA is offering an online CME course free of charge to all members and non-members to educate healthcare professionals across the state on the four COVID-19 vaccines. The comprehensive training course, “Facts Over Fear: Preparing for the COVID-19 Vaccines Across Tennessee,” is in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Health. Click here.
 

 

MODIFIERS for MDs COMING IN FEBRUARYpopular evening program on proper use of modifiers especially for physicians, PAs, and NPs  click hereand choose Feb in the dropdown

2021 MLH Employee Health Plan Formulary:click here 

CMS 2021 Final Fee Schedule Released: Changes to the rate-setting conversion factor to balance out the significant increase in RVU for outpatient E&M, new telehealth codes for behavioral health and therapy services, updated direct supervision rules for incident-to billing via telehealth.

click here to view the summary from CMS with these and many other changes for 2021 

NEW PPE RESOURCES FROM MEMPHIS MEDICAL SOCIETYclick here

NATIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE FOR PPE: click here

 

All MetroCare events continue to be webcast until further notice.

Those who register or have registered will be emailed the link to access one day prior along with the slide deck for printing. Please watch for our emails.



 

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