In Billing
Oct 31st, 2016
Home health agencies can look forward to a 0.7 percent reduction in Medicare payments in the 2017 Medicare home health prospective payment system (HH PPS). This amounts to a $130 million savings for the agency, but it’s hard to explain: the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said the estimated decrease reflects the effects of ...
In Billing
Jun 10th, 2011
In a transmittal release May 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) describes the July 2011 update of the hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS). Added codes include: C9730 Bronchoscopic bronchial thermoplasty with imaging guidance (if performed), radiofrequency ablation of airway smooth muscle; 1 lobe C9731 Bronchoscopic bronchial thermoplasty with imaging guidan...