In CMS
Jul 17th, 2013
The year is more than half over, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is already advising providers and groups to prepare for a number of 2014 deadlines affecting electronic health record (EHR) programs. Most proximate is Jan. 1, 2014, on which the following deadlines are set: Administrative simplification operating rules for electronic ...
In CMS
Sep 24th, 2012
By Delly Parham, AS, CPC Being revoked or deactivated as a Medicare provider can ruin your practice, and it’s up to you to assure you avoid it through revalidation. Revalidation is the process through which a provider certifies the accuracy of his or her existing enrollment information with Medicare. Complying with revalidation requests within the ...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released, Aug. 7, an interim final rule with comment period that specifies additional guidelines for health care electronic funds transfers (EFT) and electronic remittance advice (ERA) transactions. The goal is to allow health information “to be exchanged more efficiently, and to achieve greater uniformity in the transmission of ...
In Audit
Jul 13th, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the interim final rule with comment period (IFC) published in January, which proposes the adoption of standards for electronic funds transfer (EFT), as the final rule and effective January 2014. Standards for EFT Final, Start January 2014 was last modified: December 3rd, 2012 by admin aapc...
In Billing
May 11th, 2012
Part A/B Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) Highmark Medicare Services (HMS) is now Novitas Solutions, Inc. Along with the name change, providers in the new jurisdiction H may have to update their electronic funds transfer (EFT) paperwork and their understanding of local coverage determinations (LCDs). Highmark Now Novitas was last modified: May 15th, 2012 by admin ...