ICD-10-PCS code updates released for FY 2020: 4 takeaways
August 21, 2019
CMS has provided ICD-10 Procedure Coding System updates for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2019, and ending Sept. 30,Read more.
Find Out Which New Therapeutic Service Codes Made the Latest CCI Edit List
August 19, 2019
There are 2,115 additions to the third quarter Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI or CCI) practitioner edits that becameRead more.
Finding a path forward to end surprise medical billing
August 17, 2019
The stories of Americans affected by surprise medical bills are hard to believe. A teacher with insurance was taken toRead more.
Proposed Policy, Payment, and Quality Provisions Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2020
August 14, 2019
On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that includes proposals toRead more.
Breaking Down Different Proposals to Address Surprise Medical Billing
August 13, 2019
As the industry grapples with solutions for high patient financial responsibility and healthcare costs, it has become laser-focused on oneRead more.
Medicare Audits: Who Bears the Burden in Your State?
August 12, 2019
Where the burden lies could make a difference when it comes to the RACs. In a legal lawsuit, one partyRead more.
Harris Health System’s Tina Strawn on revenue cycle workflow: ‘If it can be automated, get it automated’
August 9, 2019
Tina R. Strawn, RN, administrative director of operations for patient financial services at Houston-based Harris Health System, has 27 yearsRead more.
MPFS 2020 Proposed Rule: E/M Blended Payment for 2021 Is Dead
August 7, 2019
Another day, another change to E/M plans for 2021! Medicare has released the 2020 proposed rule for the Medicare PhysicianRead more.