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Health insurance audit processes, penalties, and appeals(Comments Off on Health insurance audit processes, penalties, and appeals)

August 2, 2017

The nine common Medicare and Medicaid audits that could affect surgeons are summarized.


Postoperative data reporting for global services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is collecting claims-based data on postoperative visits provided in the 10- and 90-day global period.


Reporting global codes data in 2017

This column describes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ efforts to collect global surgical codes data from practitioners in nine states..

Surgical coding workshops

The benefits of attending a 2017 ACS Surgical Coding Workshop

This month’s column provides an overview of ACS coding workshops, including benefits of attendance, topics covered, and registration information.

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.

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