In Billing
Jun 29th, 2012
Physicians are adopting electronic health record systems (EHRs) quickly, but they aren’t letting them do most of the work, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG). A recent study, outlined in a June 21 report, found all of those surveyed who have EHRs don’t use their systems’ automatic ...
In Billing
Oct 29th, 2010
A new fact sheet posted Oct. 22 on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) MLN General Information website provides helpful information for physicians and other practioners who provide items to Medicare patients who are affected by the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program. DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: Exceptions to ...
In Billing
Oct 1st, 2010
Palmetto GBA launched the first phase of a new program Sept. 1 that is intended to increase the Medicare administrative contractor’s (MAC) accuracy rate for determining reasonable and necessary laboratory and molecular diagnostic services. The Part B Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) for jurisdiction 1 said the new program will allow for more accurate reimbursement of those services ...