Author "Barbara Cobuzzi"

By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Sep 28th, 2018
Comments Off on Telehealth in Your Practice
  Direct to Consumer/Patient When thinking about implementing telehealth in your practice,  determine which platform will work best for your  providers and patients.  The market has consolidated into two major platforms, American Well and Teledoc...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Sep 7th, 2018
Bundled payments seem to be cutting healthcare costs. One of the salient goals of the Affordable Care Act was to bring down the cost of care. As a result, the federal government attempted to assist in reducing the cost of care by implementing a progra...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In Billing
Sep 6th, 2018
The American Medical Association (AMA) sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma on Aug. 27, 2018, with signatures from medical societies with comments on the CMS proposal for the Patients Over ...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In CMS
Sep 4th, 2018
 MLN Matters issued an article on July 11, 2018  to clarify that the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) format does not use the letters S, L, O, I, B, and Z. This was done so that there will never be a confusion between the numbers 5, 1, 0, 3, and ...
By Barbara Cobuzzi
In CMS
Aug 22nd, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) physician fee schedule proposed rule has some new Part B specific codes for Podiatry Evaluation and Management (E/M) services as well as some modification to Teaching Physician Attestation Rules f...