Feb 6th, 2019
HEALTHCON 2019 (April 28-May 1 in Las Vegas) is for everyone on the revenue management side of healthcare; it provides cutting-edge education, networking, and other professional opportunities. Expert speakers, such as Colleen Gianatasio, CPC, CPC-P, CPMA, CPC-I, CRC, of the AAPC National Advisory Board, help make this a professional event you can’t miss. AAPC asked ...
Jan 18th, 2019
AAPC’s HEALTHCON in Las Vegas, April 28-May 1, 2019, is for everyone on the business side of healthcare and provides cutting-edge education, networking, and other advancement opportunities to career-minded attendees. Expert speakers, such as Michael Warner, DO, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, AAPC Fellow, help make this a professional event you won’t want to miss. Dr. Warner ...
In CMS
Dec 28th, 2018
Will the latest regulations governing accountable care organizations (ACO) deliver favorable results for all? The Pathways to Success final rule, released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Dec. 21, 2018, offers several new participation options and flexibility to healthcare organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). Participation options are meant ...
In CMS
Dec 18th, 2018
Even though U.S. Northern District of Texas Court Judge Reed O’Connor struck down the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare), there are three good reasons to neither panic nor change your medical practice’s policies or your medical coding. Judge O’Connor ruled the law as unconstitutional, agreeing with 20 state attorneys general that the Individual Mandate ...
In Billing
Oct 23rd, 2018
Are your clinicians reporting patient relationship codes on their Medicare Part B claims? The HCPCS Level II modifiers are voluntary this year, making it a good time to get in practice. What Is the Purpose of Patient Relationship Categories and Codes? The Medicare Access and CHIP Authorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) requires the Centers for ...