The payment landscape is changing rapidly, both in the government-sponsored and private markets. Learn how these changes may affect your practice.
The payment ecosystem is in flux. ACOG recognizes that it can be difficult for ob-gyns to keep up with changing policies and confusing requirements, all while continuing to serve patients to the best of their ability. To ease the burden on physicians, we compiled and created these resources to provide assistance to our members as they navigate the changing payment landscape.
Policy Brief: Payment for Office Visits, Obstetric Care, and Surgical Services in 2021
In the proposed 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, CMS indicated that the agency will move forward with significant payment changes for office visits, obstetric care, and surgical services.Read the Policy Brief
Postpartum Medicaid Coverage Extended During COVID-19: Resources for Your Practice
These resources may be used to facilitate conversations with patients about their health care coverage and about accessing care beyond 60 days postpartum.Go
Step-by-Step Guide: How Ob-gyn Practices Can Access HHS Federal Relief Funds
This guide outlines the eligibility and application requirements that women’s health practices must follow to access federal relief funds.Go
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: What You Need To Know
This CARES Act summary contains information on key provisions related to physician practice and the provision of care in the wake of COVID-19.Go
Financial Support for Physicians and Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic
ACOG recognizes the financial strain resulting from the global pandemic. Here you can find existing resources to help you navigate these challenges.Go
Managing Patients Remotely: Billing for Digital and Telehealth Services
Insurers have taken steps to increase access to telehealth services due to the spread of COVID-19. Here you will find a summary of policy changes and information on how to code for the remote management of patients.Go
Advanced and Accelerated Insurance Payment Programs Available During COVID-19
Find information on national and regional programs that may be available to you from Medicare and private insurers.Go
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