In CMS
Jan 27th, 2012
Despite the urgings of the American Medical Association (AMA) for Congress to stop the implementation of ICD-10, ICD-9 updates have ceased (other than those necessary to accommodate new technology), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is focusing its energy on ICD-10. Most recently, the agency, under ...
In Coding
Apr 1st, 2011
Find out what’s been revised, added, and deleted within CPT®s extensive changes. By Kim M. Ross, OCS, CPC CPT® 2011 features significant changes to both Category I and Category III codes that eye doctors and their billers ought to know. Changes in Cornea Amniotic membrane may be used for ocular surface reconstruction by several methods, ...
In CMS
Oct 19th, 2009
Health care providers in Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas submitting claims to TrailBlazer Health Enterprises should be aware of revisions the jurisdiction 4 (J4) Part A and Part B Medicare Administrative Contractor (A/B MAC) made, Oct. 5, to two local coverage determinations (LCD). The revisions were made in response to a recent addition to the list ...