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Medical billing may not seem like an obvious area for improving doctor-patient relations, but being upfront with your patients about what services Medicare will and won’t cover can build trust between the patient and the doctor. “Patients may not like what they hear,” according to Orthopedic Coding Alert Magazine, but informing patients that a service…Read More
This is what we live for! At the end of March, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) posted an order adjusting the Official Medical Fee Schedule (OMFS) to conform to changes in the Medicare payment system. And your workers’ comp billing and CPT codes need to adjust accordingly. The easiest solution? Outsource your medical billing…Read More
The constant changes to policies regarding medical billing, CPT codes (Current Procedural Terminology), and modifiers can make your head spin. As if it weren’t complicated enough determining whether an E/M visit code (evaluation and management) can be applied to a service provided by the same provider on the same day as a minor surgery, Anthem…Read More
The Division of Workers’ Compensation will now allow the Qualified Medical Evaluators QMEs to cite medical causation as a complexity factor on accepted claims; allow them to bill for medical research that is within their scope of practice and it will allow them to charge for time spent preparing reports when using the ML 104…Read More
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are removing Social Security Numbers from Medicare cards to prevent fraud, fight identity theft, and keep taxpayer dollars safe. CMS has started mailing newly-designed Medicare cards with the new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI), or Medicare Number. People enrolling in Medicare for the first time will be among…Read More
One simple question can mean the difference between getting paid on a workers’ compensation claim or not. Under LC 5402, when attempting authorization on a workers’ comp claim, always ask if the claim/case is accepted, denied or still in discovery. If the insurance company has not decided to accept or deny the claim then provider…Read More