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Sep 12th, 2008
Comments Off on ABN Gets a Makeover
Imagine being liable for non-covered health care services provided to a Medicare patient. It can happen to you. To safeguard against it, providers, practioners, suppliers, and laboratories should have Medicare beneficiaries sign an Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN). It won’t be long, however, before the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) no longer accepts the ...
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Sep 12th, 2008
Comments Off on CPAP Business Requirements Updated
If you’ve lost sleep trying to interpret the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) business requirements policy the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published July 25 in Transmittal 91, get ready for some well-deserved rest. CMS Transmittal 94, Change Request 6048, released August 29, clarifies wording in the policy. CPAP Business Requirements Updated was ...
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Sep 12th, 2008
Comments Off on Physicians: No More Signature Stamps!
CMS reminds physicians and other providers who bill Medicare that stamped signatures are not acceptable on any medical record...