Tag: Reimbursement

Medicare reimbursement fails to adequately cover cost of care after open...

For most patients with critical limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI), Medicare reimbursement for lower extremity bypass surgery does not adequately account for case complexity in the...

CMS publishes 2020 round of coding changes for vascular surgeons

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has provided some light reading with the publication of the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), Hospital Outpatient...

Advocacy: Coding and Reimbursement Committee experiences lead to greater sense of...

As a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery’s Coding and Reimbursement Committee (two years), I have been able to attend both CPT and...