May 1st, 2012
Place of service errors are on the OIG hit list, so be sure your coding is up to par. By G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC For the third consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has included place-of-service (POS) errors as an area for review in its ...
In Coding
Jan 28th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated, Jan. 14, a national coverage determination (NCD) to add home use of oxygen to treat cluster headaches as a Part B durable medical equipment (DME) benefit when performed under a clinical trial. Code Home Oxygen Use for Cluster Headaches was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Dec 1st, 2007
Home health plan certification is a significant yet often ignored source of physician revenue. By Belinda Frisch, CPC According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), physicians perform a billable service when they create and review a plan of care and oversee a home health agency’s treatment of their patients. For example, a ...