CMS launches Beyond the Policy podcast

February 27, 2019
Area(s) of Interest: Practice Management Professional Development & Education 

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently launched “CMS: Beyond the Policy,” a new podcast explaining recent updates and changes to Medicare policies and programs.

The first episode discusses  the rationale for 2019 Physician Fee Schedule policy changes affecting evaluation and management (E&M) codes and the impact to physicians. Leading the discussion are Kate Goodrich, M.D., CMS Chief Medical Officer, and Anand Shah, M.D., CMS Innovation Center Chief Medical Officer.

For a summary of policies for the 2019 Medicare physician payment rule, including Telehealth Originating Site Facility Fee payments and other policy changes related to Medicare Part B payment in 2019, see the CMS Medical Learning Network Matters Article MM11063.

The first episode of CMS: Beyond the Policy is available for download on iTunes and Google Play. New episodes will be released periodically and will address a range of subjects.

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