In Billing
Mar 29th, 2016
When discussing the body planes, we look at the body in anatomical position, which is erect with feet slightly apart and palms facing forward, with thumbs pointing away from the body. Body planes include the frontal plane, also referred to as the coronal plane, which divides the body into front, or anterior, and back, or ...
In Billing
Apr 25th, 2012
Two delays announced recently by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) give you a little extra time to bring your billing operation to compliance. But don’t veer off course: Be ready for implementation. Originally expected to be implemented at the beginning of 2012, compliance was extended to April 1. An extension of the ...
In Billing
Jun 11th, 2010
On May 21, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a supplemental proposed rule implementing changes in payments for inpatient stays in general acute care hospitals paid under the 2011 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) that were required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the ...
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Apr 16th, 2010
Just hours after the Senate passed its version of the Continuing Extension Act of 2010, the bill passed in identical form in both the House and Senate and now awaits the signature of President Obama before coming law. Senate Passes Continuing Extension Act of 2010 was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Mar 4th, 2010
President Obama signed the Temporary Extension Act of 2010 (HR 4691) into law March 2, just hours after the Senate passed it. This legislation temporarily freezes Medicare physician payments at the current zero percent update and extends the therapy cap exception process through March 31. The bill also provides several short-term extensions of several authorities, ...