Tag: Reimbursement

SVS looks to maintain AMA House of Delegates representation

To maintain its seat in the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates—and, importantly, be able to provide information that impacts physician reimbursement—a 20%...

Register today for two SVS courses

Registration has opened—along with early-bird pricing—for two Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) in-person courses in coding and reimbursement, and peripheral artery disease (PAD) skills....

‘Disproportionate decrease’: Vascular surgeons see buying power fall, study finds

Inflation-adjusted Medicare reimbursement rates for the 20 most common vascular surgical procedures decreased by more than 20% in the last decade, a new analysis...

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

For most patients with chronic 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...