Advertisement

Billing, Coding & Payments Archive

Submit site search
  • Do you owe Medicare money?

    Is it possible that you have, in the past six years, been overpaid by Medicare for your services? If the answer is “yes,” then read on.The final ru…

  • New modification to the “two midnight” rule

    Currently, you cannot admit a Medicare patient to an intensive care unit for desensitization to a chemotherapeutic agent or antibiotic because you need to cert…

  • Skinny networks – Are they in your patient’s best interest?

    The Advocacy Council of ACCAI (formerly JCAAI) knows that you are concerned about skinny (or narrow) provider networks. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) (“O…

  • Our experts have ICD-10 Answers

    Who are our experts? The Advocacy Council of ACAAI utilizes the same team of experts who served you as the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (JCA…

  • Now that the SGR is gone… part II

    Last week we began a summary of additional parts of the SGR bill. The summary continues below.Between now and 2019, CMS has been directed to work with physicia…

  • Now that the SGR is gone… what’s next?

    You may recall that the public couldn’t learn what was in “Obamacare” until the bill was passed. With the recent passing of the bill to do away with the Medica…

  • Sorting out modifier -59 changes

    Modifier -59 is not only the most used modifier, but it’s also one of the most abused. Modifier -59 is used to indicate that a procedure or service was distinc…

Advertisement