In Billing
Jul 23rd, 2019
A request for documentation from a Medicare contractor does not have to be daunting to doctors of chiropractic and their billing staff. This checklist breaks down what medical data you need to include to properly respond to a request for chiropractic medical records. The documentation should include, but is not limited to: Patient Information Name ...
In Billing
Jul 19th, 2019
An Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System (ASC PS) update that took effect July 1, 2019, changes billing instructions for various payment policies and codes. Here is what you need to know to properly bill Medicare for these services and supplies. New CPT Category III Codes Effective July 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...
In CMS
Jun 18th, 2019
Medical coders who were unsure what documentation non-Medicare payers would expect in light of the Patients Over Paperwork Initiative now have more to go on. The initiative reduced documentation requirements for outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) services (CPT® 99201-99215) provided to Medicare Part B patients beginning in 2021. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) indicat...
ASP Drug Pricing Files Update Released for July 2019 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just released the updated 2019 ASP drug pricing files for July, available at CMS.gov. These files contain the payment amounts to be used to pay for Part B covered drugs in the third quarter. Updated July 2019 payment limits ...
In CMS
May 29th, 2019
The Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) recently got a boost from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) final rule that modernizes the program to the “latest standards of in caring for PACE participants.” PACE Serves 45,000 PACE provides comprehensive medical and social services to certain frail, older folks who qualify ...