In CMS
Apr 29th, 2011
Facilities seeking to furnish physical therapy and speech-language pathology services to Medicare and Medicaid patients in an outpatient setting have a new sheriff in town. The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) has been approved as a national accreditation organization (AO). AAAASF Approved as Accreditation Organization was last modified: July 5th, ...
May 1st, 2010
By Kerin Draak, MS, WHNP-BC, CPC, CEMC, COBGC Providers of long-term care services must comply with several different regulating criteria, and it is the coder’s responsibility to understand applicable rules when coding these unique services. In recent years, there have been extensive changes in the Nursing Facility Services section of the CPT® manual. Although this ...