New Medicare Cards Rolling out now – the MBI and Your Practice

New Medicare ID cards 2018

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…

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The Hidden Payoff in Labor Code LC 5402

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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…

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