What surgeons should know about…
Understanding Medicare Part B incident to billing(Comments Off on Understanding Medicare Part B incident to billing)
This column describes incident to services, including Medicare requirements for billing and examples of how surgeons can successfully submit claims for these services.
The 2016 reporting requirements for the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program are outlined as are suggestions to help surgeons meet the public health registry objective.
This column describes changes occurring in the Medicaid program that have the greatest impact on practicing surgeons and addresses the program expansion as it relates to coverage rates in the states.
This column describes new information available on the Physician Compare website this year, such as utilization data generated from Medicare Part B claims.
This column describes the reimbursement systems that will replace the sustainable growth rate formula and offers recommendations on how surgeons can prepare for the transition.
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- The one-year grace period for correct use of ICD-10 codes
- Successfully navigating the transition to ICD-10 terminology
- Medicare and Medicaid audits
- The final rule on the Medicare Shared Savings Program
- Quality and Resource Use Reports
- The transition to ICD-10 before October 1 compliance deadline
- Expired and expiring ACA provisions
- The benefits of attending a 2015 ACS Surgical Coding Workshop
- The FY 2015 Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule
- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
- Physician Payments Sunshine Act data scheduled for release
- The ICD-10 delay
- Avoiding the 2015 Medicare EHR Incentive Program penalty
- Billing for services performed by nonphysician practitioners
- The Measure Applications Partnership