Apr 12th, 2012
Several new codes with retroactive effective dates highlight the April update to the 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSDB). The quarterly adjustment, mandated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), means that you may want to re-examine claims using some of the retroactively effective codes and contact your Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) ...
Dec 1st, 2011
Whether it’s new modifiers, E/M, radiology, or Category II codes, we have the outlook for what’s on the horizon. By Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC CPT® 2012 arrives with over 500 code changes, plus minor additions to the Evaluation and Management Services Guidelines. The revised evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines clarify the “three-year ...