While we stopped the cuts scheduled for 2010 and 2011, we are now faced with the prospect of a 29.5 percent cut in 2012.
Great link to some tricky Evaluation and Management questions.
To become successful electronic prescribers for purposes of avoiding the 2012 eRx payment adjustment, eligible professionals must report the eRx measure for a required minimum number of unique eRx events via claims between January 1, 2011 and June 30, 2011.
Each month you should check the RAC web site for your area to make sure you are aware of current audit issues…
Please click on the line above to find out when you should and should not be using Modifier 33.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) amended the definition of “Preventive Services” available in Medicare and included two additional preventive physical examination services: the initial preventive physical examination (IPPE) and the annual wellness visit (AWV). The definition of preventive services and the corresponding table of services are reflective of preventive services available in Medicare as of January 1, 2011.
House passes one month extension of current Medicare reimbursement rates
NEW Q CODES FOR FLU VACCINE REQUIRED BY CMS ON JANUARY 1, 2011
Hold on to your hats – the new conversion factors for Medicare reimbursement are out and they don’t look good. Click here to see what these cuts mean to your practice.
Steve Adams here with a pretty neat story I put on the blog. Remember, to view the article you have to click on this message.
An important message from the Medicare EDI Services Department at Highmark Medicare Services.
Partial Code Freeze Prior to ICD-10 Implementation
At the ICD-9-CM Coordination & Maintenance Committee Meeting (September 15, 2010), it was announced that the committee had finalized the decision to implement a partial freeze for both ICD-9-CM codes and ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes prior to implementation of ICD-10 on October 1, 2013. There was considerable support for this partial freeze.
The partial freeze will be implemented as follows:keep looking »