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House Passes One Month Extension of Current Medicare Rates

House passes one month extension of current Medicare reimbursement rates

New Information Regarding Pecos and claims NOT Being Paid

CMS just announced that they will not turn on the edits January 3, 2011 that would stop some claims from being paid because the ordering/referring provider is not enrolled in PECOS. More to come as CMS clears up its backlog.

Click Here To Get an Update on the Medicare Cuts for Wednesday

Welcome back from vacation – if you took one.  Now we have to start thinking about Medicare cuts that are supposed to come the end of this month and then again in January. I just wanted to let everyone know that the House is supposed to address a one-month “fix” to the Medicare Physician Payment System under [...]

PECOS is a big deal. How to tell if you are enrolled.

There are three different ways.

CMS Issues New Q Codes for Flu Vaccines – Click here to find out more

NEW Q CODES FOR FLU VACCINE REQUIRED BY CMS ON JANUARY 1, 2011

Medicare Cuts Go Into Effect December 2010 – You Gotta See This

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.