Physician Practice

Advance Care Planning as an optional element of an Annual Wellness Visit

Physician Practice Insider, January 12, 2016

On December 22, 2015, CMS made public Transmittal 216 and Transmittal 3428 to reflect the finalization of the policy changes published in the CY 2016 Physician Fee Schedule final rule related to Advance Care Planning provided with the Annual Wellness Visit.

Effective date: January 1, 2016

Implementation date: January 4, 2016

View Transmittal R216BP.

View Transmittal R3428CP.

View MLN Matters article MM9271.

This article was originally published on Medicare Compliance Watch.

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