Author "Stacy Chaplain"

By Stacy Chaplain
Aug 3rd, 2020
Expand your knowledge and boost your career with AAPC’s advanced specialty course, Pathophysiology...
By Stacy Chaplain
In Coding
Jul 31st, 2020
Develop a plan to transition to and implement ICD-...
By Stacy Chaplain
In CMS
Jul 30th, 2020
There are five newly-added waived complexity tests under the Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments of 1988 (CLIA). These tests go into effect Oct. 1 and will be implemented by Medicare Administrative Contractors by Oct. 5. CLIA regulations requ...
By Stacy Chaplain
Jul 20th, 2020
As if the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t bad enough as it is, fraudsters in the healthcare industry are manipulating it to further their wealth. The ongoing public health crisis has spawned a rash of fraudulent schemes, making COVID-19 fraud investigatio...
By Stacy Chaplain
In Coding
Jul 1st, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the July 2020 update of the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System (ASC PS) last month. Providers and suppliers billing Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) for services subject ...