Author "Renee Dustman"

By Renee Dustman
In Audit
Jul 12th, 2019
The No. 1 claim error for June in 11 states plus the District of Columbia was for non-covered charges, according to Novitas Solutions, Medicare Administrative Contractor for Jurisdictions H (Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Okla...
By Renee Dustman
In Coding
Jul 10th, 2019
Novitas Solutions recently issued a Modifier 50 Fact Sheet, reminding medical coders of the proper use for this CPT payment modifier. The Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for jurisdictions H and L warns that, effective for Part B claims receiv...
By Renee Dustman
Jul 9th, 2019
AAPC’s Regional Conference in New York City (Aug. 19-21) is a must for anyone who works in the business of healthcare such as medical coders, billers, and auditors. With so many opportunities for education, networking, and vendor resources all in one ...
By Renee Dustman
In CMS
Jul 5th, 2019
Physicians are better equipped to correctly diagnose Medicare patients with hypertension thanks to a new national coverage policy. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued, July 2, a final decision memo regarding its national cov...
By Renee Dustman
Jul 5th, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released July 3 the 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance feedback and final score, which includes all MIPS eligible clinician’s or clinician group’s final scores for last y...