In CMS
Jul 7th, 2010
The 2011 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)/Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) payment system proposed rule, released July 2 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), proposes payment system changes and 2011 payment rates. The proposed rule also would implement several health care reform law provisions, including some pertaining to certain inpatient hospital services, gradu...
In Billing
Dec 30th, 2009
The 2010 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule was posted in the Federal Register over a month ago, giving you plenty of time to review policy changes before the Jan. 1 implementation date. The only question that remains is: Did you review the most recent version? There are a number of technical and typographical ...
In Coding
May 14th, 2009
The American Medical Association (AMA) has posted a new Corrections Document – CPT® 2009 spotlighting additional changes to the CPT® Professional and Standard manuals. Changes to code, nomenclature, and guidelines in the corrections document supersede some material in the CPT® manuals. The corrections document is posted on the AMA Web site. AMA Posts More Changes ...