Nov 1st, 2008
Point/Counter Point Payers sometimes don’t update their standard code sets as quickly as required. This can cause a rash of denials at the first of the year, affecting providers’ overhead. Let’s hear what a payer and provider have to say about it. Payer side: What a Tangled Web CMS Weaves By Bill Battershall Payers have ...
Apr 1st, 2008
Instill Order When Government Investigators Knock at Your Door By Julie E. Chicoine, JD, RN, CPC Without a moment’s notice, federal and state agency investigators can show up at a health care provider’s office or a facility to investigate suspected fraud. Under such circumstances, clinicians, business managers and coding staff members of physician practices, hospitals, ...