Medicare’s ICD-10 grace period has expired and you can no longer count on payment for your claims that include unspecified ICD-10 codes — even if they are from the right code family. The problem is that unspecified codes have been overused, and Medicare and other carriers have said “ENOUGH.” This means that unless you know […]
We will have number of new codes and guideline revisions that will be implemented for 2017. In the prior years, new codes have been created and deleted as a result of bundling mandates from the AMA’s Relativity Assessment Workgroup (RAW) for the purpose of identifying potentially misinterpretation services. New codes also will be introduced to […]
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July 1 marked the start of this year’s third quarter, bringing plenty of quarterly updates that affect your claims. HCPCS July 2016 code and modifier changes Fee schedule updates, including MPFS indicators Physician and OPPS CCI edit additions, deletions, and modifier indicator changes Up-to-date MUEs: practitioner, DME, and outpatient ASP, AWP, and OPPS NDC-HCPCS crosswalk […]
Often, I have been asked what I feel makes a good or effective practice manger. There are several qualities that come to mind that makes one practice manager better than another. To really be an effective practice manager one must possess most, if not all of the following qualities. Practice mangers must have […]