Do you think you don’t have to worry about PAMA because you are a physician clinic? You may be wrong, and this assumption could cost you big bucks. Background Section 216 of the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014” (PAMA) requires the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to change how it pays ...
In Billing
Sep 10th, 2010
Recent claim data analysis conducted by WPS Medicare identified potential errors in claims billed with place of service (POS) code 81 Independent laboratory. The jurisdiction 5 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska) Part B Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) posted, Aug. 31, a reminder on its website about POS 81 usage, stating that it is to be ...