In Audit
Jun 29th, 2012
More than 14 million Medicare patients have received at least one preventive service at no charge so far in 2012, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Approximately 1 million of these have taken advantage of the annual wellness visit, the agency reported. Preventive benefits have been provided free of charge with ...
Jun 1st, 2012
It’s a worthwhile venture, but document and code claims carefully to get paid. By Marty Kotlar, DC, CHCC, CBCS Adding therapeutic procedures and modalities can be a great adjunct to a chiropractic practice. Many doctors of chiropractic medicine incorporate therapeutic procedures and modalities, and most insurance carriers (except Medicare) will reimburse chiropractors for them. Supervised ...
Jul 1st, 2010
By Michael D. Miscoe JD, CPC, CASCC, CUC, CCPC, CHCC, CRA Note: This article takes a purely CPT® approach to code selection and ignores the potential for varying code results based on contrary controlling guidance from the carrier or controlling reimbursement statute  or the inclusion of the S codes in HCPCS Level II by the ...