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Jun 17 2016

Momentum Building for Federal Legislation in Support of Digital Advance Care Planning

A standing-room only crowd on Capitol Hill saw something rare in Washington -- both Houses of Congress, members from both parties, think tanks from the left and the right, and a technology company came together to support bipartisan legislation. The Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act is supported by legislators from both parties in both the House and the Senate.

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Dec 23 2015

A New Year – New Hope For Your Voice in Your Care

Starting in 2016, doctors of those with Medicare can get reimbursed for routine advance care planning conversations. These conversations can be tremendously powerful for people as they examine and think through their wishes and priorities.

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Nov 24 2015

The New Medicare Fee Schedule Honors Doctors with Reimbursement Codes to Discuss Advance Care Planning

In the Fee Schedule for Medicare Physicians recently released by CMS, the government took an important step by including two codes allowing doctors treating Medicare patients to be reimbursed for having advance care planning discussions.

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Dec 25 2014

Start the Conversation Today!

The team at MyDirectives is wishing you and yours a very happy holiday season. We’ll leave it to Dr. Monica Williams-Murphy, an emergency physician at Huntsville Hospital in Alabama, where she also serves as the medical director for advance care planning, to share why it’s so important we take advantage of the warmth of the holiday season to discuss our medical priorities. 

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