In Audit
Sep 26th, 2012
Best practices dictate that providers should appeal any claims believed to be wrongfully denied, but if your practice has received a string of claims denials for certain Medicare Part B services rendered to skilled nursing facility (SNF) patients in the past 18 months, you may just need to sit back and wait. The Centers for ...
Aug 1st, 2010
Understand location and documentation to target the correct codes. By Jennifer Hritsco-Murray, CPC, CANPC Under Medicare guidelines, pain management following surgery usually is included in the surgeon’s global fee and may not be billed separately. If another physician (such as an anesthesiologist) provides pain management at the surgeon’s request, how-ever, it’s possible to report the ...