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Data Collection on Resources Used in Furnishing Global Services Information Session

When: Thursday, August 11, 2016

Time:    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

During this call, learn about the proposed data collection activities on resources used in furnishing global services outlined in the CY 2017 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule (CMS-1654-P). Section 523 of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) requires CMS to develop and implement a process to gather and analyze the necessary data on pre- and post-operative visits and other services furnished during global surgical periods other than the surgical procedure itself. This call will not include a question and answer session.


  • Background on Medicare payments for global surgical packages
  • Physician Fee Schedule proposal and MACRA Section 523 requirement for CMS to collect data to value surgical services
  • Proposed approach for data collection

Target Audience: Practitioners who furnish surgical services to Medicare beneficiaries; state and national associations that represent these practitioners; integrated delivery systems representatives; coding professionals; and practice managers.

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