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Blanket Waivers CMS issued for the Impacted Counties and Geographical Areas

September 12, 2017 - By CMS (Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
Learn about blanket waivers CMS issued for the impacted counties and geographical areas. These waivers will prevent gaps in access to care for beneficiaries impacted by the emergency.SUMMARY OF ARTICLE This MLN Matters® Special Edition Article is intended for providers and suppliers who sub... Read More

Case Law Update: Just Because HIPAA Does Not Provide a Private Right of Action, Doesn't Mean that Other Avenues Exist

August 16, 2017 - By NAMAS
    August 4, 2017 Case Law Update: Just Because HIPAA Does Not Provide a Private Right of Action, Doesn't Mean that Other Av... Read More

Important Changes to Consultation Code Reimbursements by UnitedHealthcare Effective October 1st, 2017

August 15, 2017 - By NAMAS
Important Changes to Consultations from United Healthcare While Medicare discontinued payment allowance for consultation services (ranges 99241-99245 and 99251-99255) in January 201... Read More

Transparency and Fees

August 15, 2017 - By Christine Taxin
  More than any other industry, healthcare is almost notorious for its lack of price transparency. While patients generally know how much their copay will be and certainly how much their final bill turns out to be, few hospitals and p... Read More

Train to Become a Medical Auditor August 17 & 18 in Asheville, NC

August 10, 2017 - By NAMAS
Train to Become a Medical Auditor at the NAMAS 2-day Medical Auditing BootCamp August 17 & 18 in Asheville, NC Comfort Inn Asheville Airport 15 Rockwood Road Fletcher, NC 28732 Our  2- day Ons... Read More

CCO News & Free Medical Coding Events - Aug 8th, 2017

August 09, 2017
Last reminder! The New CIC Inpatient Coding Course is being released in a few days! We'll be offering a very nice... Read More

NAMAS Online E&M Auditing BootCamp Begins August 16- Register Today!

August 09, 2017 - By NAMAS
E&M services are the most reviewed by carriers and government bodies. Don't be unprepared - Let NAMAS turn you into an E&M expert!   During this bootcamp, our expert-level ins... Read More

Increased Medicare Payment Rates For FY 2018!

August 02, 2017
We can look forward to a few prospective payments for Skilled Nursing Facilities, Hospice and Inpatient Rehab; CMS released their final rule and reported on key highlights of the new FY 2018 Medicare payment rules. CMS States, “The 2018 Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment Syste... Read More

Compliance Program - What are the Requirements to Implement an Effective Program

August 01, 2017 - By Christine Taxin
  Compliance Program - What are the Requirements to Implement an Effective Program All sponsors are required to adopt and implement an effective compliance program, which must include measures to prevent, detect and correct Part C or D progr... Read More

Proposed Payment Changes in 2018 and 2019 for Medicare Home Health Agencies

July 26, 2017 - By
CMS announced today that the payment rates and wage index system for 2018 has a new proposed rule for Medicare Home Health Agencies. CMS stated, “The new payment system aims to encourage innovation and collaboration and to incentivize home health providers to meet or exceed industry quality st... Read More

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