CMS proposes new codes for managing care of chronically ill patients

07/25/2013 | AAFP News Now

The AAFP's efforts to get the CMS to recognize the work of primary care physicians in coordinating care for patients with complex chronic illnesses have paid off, as the proposed 2014 Medicare fee schedule recommends new payment codes for 2015 to account for these services. The proposal also would increase Medicare payments to family physicians by 1%.

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