In Billing
Feb 10th, 2012
Available Feb. 16, providers will be able to obtain information regarding their electronic health record (EHR) incentive through a new interactive voice response (IVR) self-service option via the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) EHR Information Center. New IVR Tool Puts EHR Incentive Status at Fingertips was last modified: January 17th, 2015 by admin ...
In Billing
Dec 30th, 2011
To better allow physicians to manage the uncertainty of threatened Medicare fee reductions slated for the 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) extended the 2012 Annual Participation Enrollment Program. Fortunately, a two-month Congressional suppression of the mandated pay cut followed. Physicians narrowly escaped a 27.4 percent reductio...
In CMS
Jan 29th, 2010
Misrepresenting a person as an inpatient or outpatient can be a costly mistake, even when unintentional. Differentiating the sometimes fine line between the two types of hospital status, however, can be confusing. To clarify matters, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published an electronic document detailing the criteria Medicare uses to determine whether someone is ...
In Billing
Nov 30th, 2009
The 2010 Annual Participation Enrollment Program end date has been extended from Dec. 31 to Jan. 31, 2010. The extension is due to recent revisions the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) made to the 2010 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), according to the American Medical Association (AMA). Medicare Participation Enrollment Deadline Jan. 31 was last modified: ...
In Billing
Jun 12th, 2009
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a handful of changes to HCPCS Level II codes in its quarterly update. Mild HCPCS Drug/Bio Changes for July was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...