Medicare Q & A

2019 CPT Code Changes

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


New Mid-year CPT Codes

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

Compliance Update: “Excluded” Employees

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

Quality Payment Program: Year Two Medicare Update

With the second year of QPP underway, it’s important for practitioners to be aware of what’s changed.

What’s New in the 2018 Medicare Update?

There are a number of changes to Medicare that practices should know about. This month, we review the most important.

“Targeted Probe and Educate” Reviews

How to protect yourself from the new TPE reviews.

What’s an SMRC and Why Should I Care?

A quick look at the SMRC, and how to ensure claims payment.

Billing for Patients Enrolled in QMB

This month, we take a look at QMB and how its billing procedures might affect your practice.

Rules for External Ocular Photography

A look at the documentation and reimbursement of EOP.