May 26th, 2021
If you received government loans during the public health emergency, they may already be due. On March 28, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) expanded the COVID-19 Accelerated and Advance Payments (CAAP) Program to a wider group of Medicare Part A providers and Part B suppliers in response to the shutdown brought ...
In Billing
May 17th, 2021
HHS program reimburses healthcare providers and facilities for testing, treatment, and vaccine administration fees associated with insured patients. On May 3, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced the new COVID-19 Coverage Assistance Fund (CAF) program that covers costs of administering COVID-19 vacc...
May 14th, 2021
Join subject matter expert Jill Young as she talks through the questions and concerns on everyone’s mind. The upcoming AAPC workshop “Coding and Billing for Services During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Era,” was the topic of the AAPC Social Hour on Facebook Live, May 12, at 11 a.m. MT (1 p.m. ET). Joining moderator ...
In Billing
May 7th, 2021
"This new policy is based on timely, valuable input from stakeholders ... on the costs associated with administering monoclonal antibodies." (CMS)...
Apr 29th, 2021
BCBS and other payers weigh in on at-home testing. In the recent article FDA Authorizes Non-Prescription COVID Tests, AAPC reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorization for at-home, over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 tests. On March 5, 2021, Cue Health received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the FDA for their ...