In Billing
Sep 12th, 2012
Sometimes all you need to make something work is an actual manual where all the parts are explained. Practices implementing version 5010 have access to such a manual from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). “Instructions related to the 835 Health Care Claim Payment/Advice based on ASC X12 Technical Report Type 3 (TR3), ...
In Audit
Jul 30th, 2012
Today is the day remittance for 5010 begins. You will find improvements over the old 4010 system of remittance advice. Version 5010 introduces some significant improvements over ASC X12 version 4010. For example,  in version 5010, the Health Policy Segment will report the National Coverage Determinations (NCDs) and Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs). In addition, the 835 will ...
In Billing
May 13th, 2011
On April 29, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Transmittal 2205, offering advice—and a reminder—about the upcoming Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 Version 5010 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) transaction standards for covered entities to exchange HIPAA transactions. The change in standards is required to accommodate the switchover t...
In CMS
Dec 15th, 2008
Make sure your billing staff is using the latest remittance advice remark codes (RARCs) and claim adjustment reason codes (CARCs). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a periodic update in November that includes several code changes. Time to Update Your RARC and CARC Lists was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin ...