Inter Organizational Practice Committee

Health Care Reform and Neuropsychology Toolkit

The IOPC is a super committee of AACN, NAN, D40, and ABN, tasked with coordinating advocacy efforts and improving the practice climate for Neuropsychology. The Healthcare Reform Toolkit is an evolving interactive website designed to educate neuropsychologists about healthcare reform and share effective practice models

PQRS and CPT issues

As billing and CPT issues emerge, the IOPC toolkit will post information and links to educate and orient neuropsychologists to important changes.

 
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CPT

CPT codes for psychotherapy have changed.  This is relevant for many neuropsychologist's practices.  For an excellent tutorial on new CPT codes, by Antonio Puente, Ph.D. follow this link


 
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Physician Quality Reporting System for Medicare: PQRS

PQRS is a voluntary reporting program through Medicare that provides a financial incentive for health care professionals, including psychologists,  to submit data on quality measures to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  In 2015, the reporting program will become mandatory, with penalties assessed for failure to participate.

Resources:  

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