In Billing
Jan 23rd, 2018
The codes that are considered a laboratory test under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) change each year. These codes require a facility to have either a CLIA certificate of registration (type code 9), a CLIA certificate of compliance (type code 1), or a CLIA certificate of accreditation (type code 3). A facility with a CLIA ...
In Billing
Jan 18th, 2018
Palmetto GBA is preparing to become the A/B Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) for Jurisdiction J (JJ), which includes the states of Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee — and so should you if you submit Medicare claims for healthcare providers who practice in those states. Part A providers will transition from Cahaba GBA effective Jan. 29, 2018, and Part ...
In Billing
Jan 12th, 2018
Your practitioners may be performing services for which they are neither being reimbursed nor receiving credit toward their quality reporting. You can help maximize their earning potential and receive credit where it’s due by pointing out these three separately payable services. Chronic Care Management Chronic conditions (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, asthma, cancer, depression, HIV, strok...
From front-end to back-end, see where your team can save the most time and money. An efficient revenue management team is vital to your practice’s financial health and sustainability, but it’s critical to have well-documented procedures in place. Realities of Desktop Medicine If you’re spending too much time on administration, you’re not alone. According to ...
Shed light on the new Medicare form and its effect on midnight madness. Every Medicare patient who receives observation care in the hospital for more than 24 hours must receive a Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON), form CMS-10611. The Federal Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility Act (NOTICE Act) requires all hospitals ...