In CMS
Sep 11th, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) knows there is a lot of administrative overhead when submitting medical claims for payment. To help you navigate through the red tape, CMS has created a “Administrative Simplification Basics Series,” where you can Sign up for Administrative Simplification email updates. The series helps the healthcare community use electronic ...
In Billing
Apr 25th, 2012
By Nancy Clark, CPC, CPC-I Even though it seems at times that claims processing is as easy as “pushing a button”, many claims are denied. How do you resubmit your claims with the best chance of success? Carefully examine the denied claim for potential errors. Verify there are no mistakes in the original submission. You ...
In Billing
Oct 28th, 2011
Avoid confusion when you open correspondence after Jan. 1. UnitedHealthcare (UHC) is changing its Medicare brands to a single moniker to “facilitate a simpler, more efficient relationship with providers and our members.” UHC’s SecureHorizons, AARP MedicareComplete from SecureHorizons, and Evercare brands are being replaced. New member cards are already reflecting these changes. S...