CMS’ latest guidance reiteration will, hopefully, make coding these sometimes-confusing services easier. Determining the date of service (DOS) when reporting a medical claim seems straightforward, but the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently-released “Guidance on Coding and Billing Date of Service on Professional Claims,” is a good indication this topic is more complex ...
In Billing
Dec 5th, 2017
From specimen collection to maternity packages, inspect coding and billing DOS rules. On Sept. 19, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released MLN Matters® article SE17023 for physician and non-physician practitioners who submit claims on either the CMS-1500 form or electronically via the X12 837 Professional Claim to Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) ...
Jun 1st, 2013
Q: What date of service (DOS) should we use to report physician review and interpretation of Holter monitors (CPT® 93227 External electrocardiographic recording up to 48 hours by continuous rhythm recording and storage; review and interpretation by a physician or other qualified health care professional)? I’ve heard that we should use the date the test is ...
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Aug 31st, 2011
Providers who submit claims for monthly end stage renal disease (ESRD) services (e.g., CPT® codes 90951 through 90966) should be aware of how to complete the Days/Units and Dates of Service (DOS) fields, reminds jurisdiction 1 Part B Medicare administrative contractor Palmetto GBA. Days/Units Enter ‘1’ for the month ANSI 5010 electronic claims: Loop 2400, Segment ...
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Feb 24th, 2009
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reminds providers not to submit claims for services performed on deceased Medicare beneficiaries. And why not? CMS Clarifies DOS for Ambulance Services was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...