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 Coding
Sep 10th, 2020
One of the codes, 99072, is for reporting additional supplies used to mitigate spread of the virus. The American Medical Association (AMA) announced, Sept. 8, two new Category I CPT® codes to meet the changing needs of the healthcare industry brought about by the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). The codes were approved by the ...
In Coding
Sep 8th, 2020
Over the past several months, as the COVID-19 pandemic has raged on, the American Medical Association (AMA) has expedited the approval and release of CPT® codes to enable reporting of the various testing methodologies that have become available. The CPT® Editorial Panel convened a special meeting to approve additional codes specific to laboratory testing for ...
In Billing
Sep 2nd, 2020
It’s clear now which services apply to the no cost-sharing waiver. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently revised an MLN Matters special edition article to make it clear which codes are related to COVID-19 testing. The article now features links to files that list the procedure codes for which there is no ...
In Coding
Sep 1st, 2020
New and revised 2021 ICD-10-CM guidelines for coding and reporting diseases such as COVID-...