CMS 2019 proposal offers new coding options to GIs

AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Glenn Littenberg, MD, FASGE, chair of the ASGE reimbursement committee and chief medical officer at inSite Digestive Healthcare in California, discusses a new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposal that would change the way services are documented and paid for starting in 2019.
The revised plan would loosen paperwork requirements for reimbursement, giving physicians more time with their patients, Littenberg told Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease.
“Their idea was to try to reduce the burden

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