Realizing a future when every older person can receive high-quality, person-centered care means working hard today to support professionals on the front-lines of practice. That’s why the AGS and our experts are committed to providing tools, resources, and recommendations for many of our field’s most pressing challenges and opportunities. Learn more below.
Billing & Coding
Let the AGS keep you apprised of the latest news on reimbursement, legislative and regulatory updates, and educational tools for current procedural terminology (CPT) codes that are relevant to geriatrics and your practice.
In April 2015, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was signed into law, permanently repealing an outdated, 18-year-old formula for reimbursing providers under Medicare. Year 1 of the program began in 2017.
- Click here for access to the AGS’s MACRA Toolkit—an exclusive resource to help healthcare professionals navigate the Quality Payment Program.
Health Information Technology
Developing and supporting economic and technologic health system innovation is essential to ensuring that every older American receives high-quality, coordinated, cost-effective, and person-centered care.
- Click here for access to resources addressing electronic health records and the use of technology to streamline practice management
Patient-Centered Medical Homes
The Patient-Centered Medical Home is a care delivery model in which treatment is coordinated through a primary care physician to ensure participants receive care they need when and where they need it—and in a manner they can understand.