In CMS
Apr 5th, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) made changes in provider timeliness standards for physicians, non-physician practitioners (NPPs), and other suppliers who submit paper Medicare enrollment applications to carriers and Part A and Part B Medicare Administrative Contractors (A/B MACs). Extra Time for Paper Enrollment Applications was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
In CMS
Dec 26th, 2009
Know Medicare and payer requirements for accurate billing. By Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CHCC Medicare stipulates precise requirements for billing audiology technicians’ services. As outlined in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) transmittal 84 (www.cms.hhs.gov/Transmittals/Downloads/R84BP.pdf), these requirements are distinct from those governing...
In CMS
Nov 30th, 2009
Ordering and referring physicians and nonphysician practitioners (NPPs) have a bit more time to comply with new Medicare enrollment requirements. Phase 2 of the claims editing expansion will now begin April 5, 2010, rather than Jan. 4. Phase 2 Enrollment Implementation Delayed was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
In Billing
Apr 27th, 2009
Effective April 1, a policy change mandated in the 2009 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule (FR Doc E8-26213) shortens the time physicians and nonphysician practioners (NPPs) have to retroactively bill for services after successful enrollment into the Medicare program from 27 months to 30 days. The policy change also gives physicians only 30 ...