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    FPMRS Webinar Series: Register Now for the February 17th Webinar on "The Ins and Outs of RVUs"
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Colleen Hughes | Released: February 3, 2016, 12:16 pm

    Topic: The Ins and Outs of RVUs
    Date: February 17, 2016
    Time: 7pm Eastern (6pm Central, 4pm Pacific)

    Speaker:
    Cedric K. Olivera, MD, MS, FACOG, FACS, FPMRS
    Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine

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    FPMRS Webinar Series
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Colleen Hughes | Released: January 20, 2016, 9:32 am

    AUGS is pleased to launch the FPMRS (Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery) Webinar Series, a live educational forum that is offered throughout the year.

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    ABIM Foundation and Council of Medical Specialty Societies Announce Professionalism Challenge Grants
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Colleen Hughes | Released: November 3, 2015, 8:06 am

    PHILADELPHIA, PA — The ABIM Foundation, in partnership with the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS), announced a new grant program to support physicians who are working to advance medical professionalism in their practice.

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    ICD-10 Ombudsman and ICD-10 Coordination Center: Transition Support
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Colleen Hughes | Released: October 8, 2015, 6:26 am

    Help is available if you have problems with transition ICD-10.

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    Notice and RFA from Gynecologic Health and Disease Branch (NIH, NICHD)
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Colleen Hughes | Released: October 8, 2015, 6:21 am

    Below are two opportunities from the Gynecologic Health and Disease branch of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) at NIH.

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    CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Colleen Hughes | Released: July 7, 2015, 9:20 am

    With less than three months remaining until the nation switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are announcing efforts to continue to help physicians get

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    New United Healthcare policies regarding hysterectomy may impact preauthorization and reimbursement
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Colleen Hughes | Released: April 22, 2015, 8:44 am

    Members are aware in many cases of increased scrutiny by insurance payers in recent years regarding preauthorization of surgical procedures and hospital admission

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    AUGS Seeks Next Editor of FPMRS
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Michelle Zinnert | Released: April 21, 2015, 11:54 am

    AUGS is seeking candidates for the position of Editor-in-Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. FPMRS is the official journal of AUGS and is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal

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    Congress Repeals SGR
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Amy E. Rosenman, M.D. | Released: April 15, 2015, 1:38 pm

    A new chapter for Medicare and physician payment is finally here. Yesterday, Congress passed the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act—which repeals the so-called "sustainable" growth rate (SGR) payment formula that perennially threatened patients' access to care.

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    Medicare Physician Payment and Future of Global Surgical Payments Update
    Blog: News and Announcements | Posted By: Colleen Hughes | Released: March 17, 2015, 11:57 am

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a provision in the November 2014 final ruling that would convert 10 and 90 day global codes to 0 day global codes.

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