Author "Barbara Cobuzzi"

By Barbara Cobuzzi
Dec 1st, 2018
Make sure your practice is billing testing and immunotherapy preparation and provision correctly. Allergy services are on the radar of third-party payer investigation units because they have found that many practices code and bill these services wrong...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Nov 28th, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held an open door forum last week to review the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule for 2019, including proposals that will be deferred until 2021 as part of the Patients over Paperwork initiative. ...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In CMS
Nov 16th, 2018
 CMS has said they plan on rolling out mandatory Medicare bundled payment models for cancer, and they are going to reconsider voluntary cardiac care bundled models, even though they had decided that cardiac care bundled care would not work. Bundled Mo...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Coding
Nov 15th, 2018
Millennials, those born between 1980 and around 2000, access healthcare differently. Are you aware of their habits? Here’s an example. Millennials look for convenience and price transparency along with the fast service. This challenges the trad...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In CMS
Nov 1st, 2018
The 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program final rule has come out. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Nov. 1 they are not going to make changes to payment for evaluation and management (E/M)  services un...