Monthly Archives: November 2016

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s; today, the number of people with the disease has soared to nearly 5.4 million.  Help raise awareness … Continue reading

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New Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Fee Schedule Improves Primary Care Reimbursement

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new, final Medicare fee schedule for 2017. The new fees will pay primary care clinicians for work that was previously not compensated or undercompensated – including patients with chronic illnesses and those with … Continue reading

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