In CMS
Feb 15th, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has clarified the pricing for Ozurdex (dexamethasone, intravitreal) when billed using HCPCS Level II code J3490 Unclassified drugs with a description of “Ozurdex” in Item 19 of the CMS-1500 claim form or its electronic equivalent. Ozurdex Pricing Update was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
In Coding
Jan 18th, 2010
The MicroVas Treatment System is a non-invasive vascular treatment device that delivers electromagnetic energy to targeted areas within the body. Although patented and registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), it is not widely accepted by the payer community. Neither the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) nor carriers such as Noridian Administrative Services ...
In Billing
Dec 14th, 2009
Noridian Administrative Services (NAS) announced Dec. 8 that the 2010 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) amounts are now available. You can locate the fee schedule on the Noridian Web site. On the home page, select the “Fee Schedules” link from the “Part B Quick Links” drop down box beneath your state. NAS: 2010 MPFS Now Available was last ...
In CMS
Nov 2nd, 2009
Want to increase the number of claims that successfully complete processing and enhance a positive cash flow? Heed Noridian Administrative Services’ (NAS) advice. The Medicare administrative contractor (B/MAC) has identified its top five denials for the months of July, August, and September and offers solutions and resources. Noridian Identifies Top 5 Claim Submission Errors was last modified: July...
In Coding
Sep 10th, 2009
Noridian Administrative Services LLC (NAS) will be conducting two educational workshops geared toward durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers. Noridian Educates Through Workshops was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...