In CMS
Sep 14th, 2020
New website is tailored to mobile devices. COVID-19 may have delayed the revamp of Medicare’s Compare web tools, but it didn’t scuttle the effort altogether. The Medicare Care Compare website, which rolls up its eight separate Compare websites, including Home Health Compare and Hospice Compare, launched Sept. 3. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ...
In CMS
Aug 20th, 2020
CMS “will resume routine inspections of all Medicare and Medicaid certified providers and suppliers...
In Billing
Aug 3rd, 2020
And that’s not all: CMS has issued new coding guidance, too. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented 12 new ICD-10-PCS codes to allow Medicare and other insurers to identify the use of the therapeutics Remdesivir and Convalescent plasma for treating hospital inpatients with coronavirus (COVID-19). The new codes, effective Aug. 1, are: ...
In Billing
Jul 7th, 2020
Uninsured patients don't have to be the downfall of your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic...
In CMS
Jun 4th, 2020
The 2021 ICD-10-PCS files are now available. Inpatient coders will have 544 new codes to work with beginning Oct. 1, 2020, as well as changes to tables and the index. New PCS Codes Additions include several codes for: Insertion of radioactive element into various body sites, by various approaches Fragmentation of various veins and arteries ...