Apr 1st, 2013
By Julie Bos, CPC I have experienced all types of office settings, from very large billing services to a one-physician practice, and the same problems confront them all. It’s always the easy money—the low-hanging fruit—that gets attention, while the rest seems to be left to rot on the tree. I believe that a provider deserves ...
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Jul 13th, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) coverage for the treatment of bronchialitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) following lung allograft transplantation when processing claims with service dates on or after April 30. This policy change expands coverage only for when ECP is provided under a clinical research study that meets specific asses...
Jun 1st, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently revised the National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Extracorporeal Photopheresis (110.4) to add coverage for the treatment of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) following lung allograft transplantation. Medicare coverage is effective for services rendered on or after April 30, 2012 when provided under a clinical research study a...