In Coding
Oct 22nd, 2018
As we all just implemented ICD-10 changes for 2019, ICD-11 is being worked on. Don’t worry, it is not going to be implemented next year, but it is being planned for some time after 2022, which is actually not very far away. We will have just gotten used to ICD-10 when we will have to start ...
In CMS
May 26th, 2017
Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 will shake how providers are reimbursed to the core, as they are paid based on the quality of care versus the quantity of care through a fee-for-service model. How are providers and others in the industry going to cope with this new law, which was passed with bi-partisan ...
Oct 25th, 2016
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt points to the agency’s recent MACRA final rule as an example of how it’s listening to healthcare stakeholders. His comments were made in a recent blog. The final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of of 2015 (MACRA), released Oct. 14, ...
In CMS
Sep 16th, 2016
Andy Slavitt, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has previewed four options for providers’ adoption of MACRA beginning January 1, 2017, quashing hopes for postponement. In The CMS Blog, Slavitt acknowledged concern about the imminent implementation, saying, “We received feedback on our April proposal for implementing the Quality Payment Progr...
In CMS
Oct 7th, 2015
Despite successful testing, claim transmission problems may persist as ICD-10 continues to be implement. The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) is anxious to resolve issues as quickly as possible. Report any issues directly to CMS here, by filling in the form. I-10 Transmission Troubles? CMS Wants to Hear from You was last modified: ...