In Billing
Apr 1st, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced, March 18, updates for the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), effective April 1. If your facility or ambulatory surgical center (ASC) submits outpatient claims to Medicare, you’ll want to know about these changes, which include code additions and deletions, payment status changes and corrections, too. ...
In CMS
Apr 1st, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced, March 11, the release of the Integrated Outpatient Code Editor (I/OCE) Specifications Version 12.1. The I/OCE routes institutional outpatient claims through a single, integrated OCE. Version 12.1, effective April 1, includes code, ambulatory payment classification (APC) and status indicator changes, the addition of a new modifier, an...