In Coding
May 7th, 2015
By Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) group that develops and maintains ICD-10, the Coordination and Maintenance Committee, has been talking about adding an additional section of tables to ICD-10-PCS to document emerging technology. The dramatically named Section X will impact facility procedural coding. CMS plans to talk ...
In Billing
Jul 13th, 2012
Providers curious about the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and the Advance Payment Model (APM) are invited to join a national provider call on July 31, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. EDT.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) says experts will provide an overview and updates to the MSSP and APM application processes ...
In Billing
Mar 16th, 2012
A national provider call offered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) March 28 will help answer providers’ questions about the Welcome to Medicare preventive visit  (also known as the Initial Preventive Physical Exam (IPPE)) and the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV). Topics to be discussed include the Health Risk Assessment added to the ...