In Billing
Jul 23rd, 2019
A request for documentation from a Medicare contractor does not have to be daunting to doctors of chiropractic and their billing staff. This checklist breaks down what medical data you need to include to properly respond to a request for chiropractic medical records. The documentation should include, but is not limited to: Patient Information Name ...
In Billing
Jul 17th, 2019
A new Medicare program aims to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in patients 60 and older by 71 percent. The goal of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), rolled out last year by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is to help patients achieve at least 5 percent weight loss. Obesity ...
In Billing
Jul 12th, 2019
UnitedHealthcare, one of nation’s leading health plans, will provide coverage for Inspire, Inc.’s novel obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) therapy starting in August. This determination comes almost one year to the day after Aetna agreed to cover Inspire’s neurostimulation device. And over the past year, BlueCross BlueShield joined the movement and is now offering several plans ...
Jun 17th, 2019
Never miss another education opportunity that offers AAPC-approved continuing education units (CEUs)! Look in the Knowledge Center for weekly announcements of upcoming events. Here’s what is available this week: Setting Your Business Up for MIPS Success in 2019 DATE: Tuesday, June 18 – 10 AM PT | 1 PM ET CUE Credit: 1.0 Cost: FREE In ...
The Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division issued, April 30, a 19-page document entitled Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs. This document applies broadly to all industries where compliance is integral to operations and is not targeted specifically to healthcare. Know what prosecutors are measuring should your organization be charged with noncompliance. Three Overarching Questions ...