Wisconsin And Local Pandemic Data

Data current as of 2:16 PM 08/12/2020 KEY METRICS Consistent with Johns Hopkins recommendations, “key metrics for understanding the reach and severity of COVID-19 in a given area” are being followed here. These are: number of new daily cases, percent of tests that are positive (“positivity”), and testing rate, shown here as tests per 1,000 …

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Beware of Success

Historically, the “overhead” component (practice expense, PE) of the formula for pricing psychotherapy in Medicare has averaged 21% from 2000 to 2020. As a reminder, the national price of a service in Medicare is determined by three components, work, practice expense, and malpractice, which are then moderated by geographic location to produce the local values. …

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