Medicare is a federal health insurance program for people who are age 65 and older, disabled or suffer from Stage IV (or, end-stage) chronic renal disease. The program was created under the Social Security Act (SSA) in 1965. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, administers the Medicare program.
- CMS Adds Psychologists to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System
What psychologists need to know about Medicare’s new reimbursement program.
Complete Guide to Medicare for Psychologists
From enrollment to payment, the Practice Organization has the information and resources to help you understand the federal insurance program and how to participate.
- What is Medicare?
The program and psychologists’ participation.
How to enroll, update your Medicare enrollment information or opt out.
What psychological services Medicare will cover, with information on telehealth, incident to services and noncovered issues.
Information on billing and coding for Medicare services.
- News and Updates
Up-to-date information from the APA Practice Organization on Medicare and how it affects psychologists and their practices.
Making Sense of MACRA
This ongoing series of articles explores how psychologists fit into Medicare’s new payment models.