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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.
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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