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Author "Michael Miscoe"

By Michael Miscoe
Oct 1st, 2018
Comments Off on Understand the Complexity of Reporting Same Day CMT and E/M Services
In the absence of payer guidance, look to CMS and CPT® for guidance on reporting an E/M as a separate service from chiropractic manipulative treatment with modifier 25. Editor’s Note: Healthcare Business Monthly was recently asked about reporting eva...
By Michael Miscoe
Sep 19th, 2018
Comments Off on Membership Growth Relies on the Value of Credentials
For our membership to grow, members must be sufficiently trained to meet the needs of prospective employers, employers must recognize the value of our credentials, and members must see value in their membership with AAPC. With respect to membership va...
By Michael Miscoe
Jul 19th, 2018
Comments Off on Proposed Change Presents Opportunity for AAPC Membership to Influence the Future of E/M Service Reporting
By now, many of you have read or at least heard about the proposed changes to E/M service reporting included in the CMS proposed rule relating to the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.  This proposal was published in the July 27, 2018 Federal Regis...
By Michael Miscoe
In Billing
Jun 11th, 2018
Comments Off on OIG Report Indicates Slow-Down in Post Payment Recoveries
According to an article posted by the American Health Lawyer’s Association, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) expects investigative recoveries of $1.46 billion for the first half of fiscal year (...
By Michael Miscoe
May 30th, 2018
Comments Off on Your AAPC National Advisory Board (NAB)
The NAB is one of two advisory (non-voting boards) whose obligation is to “advise the AAPC leadership on issues, trends and member needs and enthusiastically promote and support the mission of AAPC and the business of healthcare.” To accomplish this o...