In CMS
Jun 10th, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its second end-to-end testing week April 27 through May 1, with participation by all Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) and the Durable Medical Equipment (DME) MAC Common Electronic Data Interchange (CEDI) contractor. Participants included fee-for-service healthcare providers, clearinghouses, and billing agencies. CMS said the seco...
In Billing
Jun 2nd, 2015
By Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is crowing about what it says was another successful ICD-10 end-to-end testing, April  27 through May 1. The agency said Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) health care providers, clearinghouses, and billing agencies participated in a second successful ICD-10 end-to-end testing week with all ...
In ICD-10
May 7th, 2015
By Brad Ericson, MPC, ,CPC, COSC The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) extended the application deadline for July’s ICD-10 end-to-end testing through May 22. Approximately 850 volunteer submitters will be selected to participate in the July end-to-end testing. A CMS statement said the nationwide sample will yield meaningful results, since the agency intends ...
In ICD-10
Apr 6th, 2015
Volunteer forms for the July 20-24 week of end-to-end testing with CMS are due April 17. This will be the second of three end-to-end testings offered by CMS. CMS will select a cross-section of provider, claim, and submitter types to include claims clearinghouses that submit claims for a large number of providers. If you were ...
In Billing
Feb 25th, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported a successful ICD-10 end-to-end testing last month, and maintain that the agency’s systems are ready to accept ICD-10 claims when the new code set is implemented Oct. 1, 2015. From Jan. 26 through Feb. 3, 2015, 660 Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) health care providers, clearinghouses, and billing ...