Medicare Q & A

How to Handle Noncovered Services

The only thing worse than performing a complicated procedure is performing a complicated procedure for free.




03/07/2020

What’s New with CPT And Payment in 2020

A key rundown of all the major changes in coding and reimbursement for the coming year.





01/08/2020

New Medicare Changes for ASCs

A new initiative from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will alter some requirements for surgery centers.

 




11/08/2019

Understanding Stark And Kickback Laws

What you need to know about laws governing such things as “self-referrals” and financial arrangements between practices.

 


07/10/2019

The Medicare Appeals Process

Appealing a claim can be daunting. Here’s how to navigate the process, should you need to make an appeal.

04/26/2019

2019 (Year 3) MIPS Changes

What you can do in the coming year to help ensure that your practice earns a bonus—and avoids a penalty.

03/05/2019

2019 CPT Code Changes

A look into what the new year means for new and existing Current Procedural Terminology codes.

01/05/2019

New Mid-year CPT Codes

This mid-year release comes with two Category III codes that practices need to be aware of.
08/07/2018

Compliance Update: “Excluded” Employees

Why providers are excluded from Medicare and how to find out if a potential new hire has been excluded.
06/12/2018