Medicare

MIPS & Ophthalmology: 12 Questions Answered

The current CMS plan to adjust Medicare payments is off to a respectable start—with a few caveats.
10/14/2018

Financial Waivers: Using the ABN

How to proceed when a patient needs a service that’s not covered by Medicare and/or other insurance.
10/14/2018

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

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.
04/10/2018

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.
02/09/2018

What’s New in 2016: Fees, Codes and More

There are no new ICD-10 codes at this time, but there are plenty of other changes to codes and reimbursements to know about.
02/05/2016

Risk Adjustment Audits For Medicare Part C

Knowing what to expect from a Risk Adjustment Data Validation audit will help to prevent easily avoidable errors.
12/08/2015

ICD-10 Is Here: What You Need to Know Now

After several years of delay, ICD-10 will be implemented on October 1, 2015. What does this mean for your practice?
10/05/2015

The Medicare 2012 Physician Data Release

The CMS Provider Utilization and Payment Data Public Utilization File is now open to the public; here’s what you should know.
07/06/2015