Jan 4th, 2018
In July 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began requiring medical offices with 10 or more practitioners in nine states (Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, and Rhode Island) to report claims data on post-operative visits furnished during the global period of specified procedures using CPT® 99024 Postoperative ...
Although you may not think you get paid for it, it’s included in the payment for surgery. In July 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began requiring medical offices with 10 or more practitioners in nine states (Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, and Rhode Island) to report ...
Payer rules differ with what’s considered an unrelated E/M service provided during the global period of a procedure. Typically, an evaluation and management (E/M) service provided during the global period of a procedure is not separately reimbursed, but is bundled into payment for the procedure. An exception occurs when the E/M service is unrelated to ...
Be sure to provide adequate clinical documentation to support 99024. By Barbara Aubry, RN, CPC, CPMA, CHCQM, FABQAURP As of July 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began auditing claims for nearly 300 targeted services to determine whether CPT® 99024 Postoperative follow-up visit, normally included in the surgical package, to indicate that ...
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Aug 26th, 2016
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop and implement a process to gather and analyze the necessary data on pre- and post-operative visits and other services furnished during global surgical periods other than the surgical procedure itself. CMS proposes in the ...