In Billing
Jan 16th, 2017
The 21st Century Cures Act, signed into law Dec. 13, 2016, changed the way certain Medicare Part B drugs infused through durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) items will be paid beginning in April. Curing Improper Payments Section 5004 sets payment amounts for Part B drugs infused through DMEPOS items using the Average ...
In Billing
Jan 6th, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to know whether “screening beneficiaries for health-related social needs and associated referrals to and navigation of community-based services” will improve quality and affordability. CMS’ curiosity is worth a new $157 million program, the Accountable Health Communities Model announced right after the beginning of the y...