Author "Barbara Cobuzzi"

By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Jan 14th, 2019
A lot of things are happening on the technology front in healthcare. These changes will impact medical coding and billing, compliance, and practice management. Health Technology – Amazon It starts with Amazon’s announcement that they are going to join...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Audit
Jan 7th, 2019
Opportunity abounds for healthcare business professionals in an expanding market. The healthcare sector created one in seven new jobs in the United States in 2018, per preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Although many of...
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...