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Changes in Dental codes for 2017

September 27, 2016 - By Christine Taxin
Below is a list of changes in Dental Codes for 2017, please do not use these codes until January of 2017.  Also, understand how to use and remember document, document why you are using any code.DIAGNOSTIC D0120-D0999REVISIONS:NO CHANGESNEW CODE:D0414 Laboratory Processing of microbial spec... Read More

Free Webinar: Time is Running Out for Your Annual Security Risk Assessment! Are You Going to be Penalized?

September 22, 2016
Time is Running Out for Your Annual Security Risk Assessment!  Are You Going to be Penalized?   We're flying through the last quarter of 2016!  Before we know it, we'll be ringing in the new year, so we'd better be ready!  As always, there are end of the year things that we... Read More

CMS offering options for MACRA Participation. You Choose - Be prepared!

September 21, 2016 - By CMS.gov
The most recent Blog Post from CMS has given a new update on The bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). CMS states they will allow providers four options of reporting for the first year of the program stating they can pick their pace of participation for t... Read More

Webinar - Time is Running Out for Your Annual Security Risk Assessment! Are You Going to be Penalized?

September 21, 2016 - By Brandy Brimhall CPC CMCO CPCO CCCPC CPMA
Time is Running Out for Your Annual Security Risk Assessment!  Are You Going to be Penalized?   We're flying through the last quarter of 2016!  Before we know it, we'll be ringing in the new year, so we'd better be ready!  As always, there are end of the year things that... Read More

ICD-10 Grace period is soon coming to an end!

September 12, 2016
Starting October 1, Medicare will no longer accept unspecified codes if there is a more specific code that should be applied. The 12 month grace period will soon be over. Medicare contractors stated they would process claims with a valid ICD-10 code and not audit claims if they were within the same... Read More

Looking to become a CPMA? Or, just want to build on your current knowledge?

September 01, 2016
Medical Auditing BootCamp Our Medical Auditing BootCamp training program will prepare you to sit for the auditing certification exam and actively work as a medical auditor. During this bootcamp, you'll learn E&M, surgical, medical and ancillary service auditing, how to communicate audit result... Read More

New HCC Risk Adjustment Tool!

September 01, 2016
New Feature! Find-A-Code has made it easier to find the HCC Codes you are looking for, helping you code with more efficiency. Chronic conditions and HCC codes being used in part to determine reimbursement. If you are coding or auditing HCC Codes, your tools are now all on one page. With the first R... Read More

Find-A-Code announces another new feature!

August 30, 2016
Quickly search for National and Local Coverage data simply enter the LCD, NCD number, description or title in the search box. Local coverage determination (LCD’s), informs you with detailed information to determine whether or not a particular item or service is covered on an intermed... Read More

Modifier 22 Tip

August 03, 2016
Depending on a surgeon's area of expertise, documentation becomes an important tool not simply as a marker of care quality, but for the proper capture of charges and reimbursement.This past January 1st marked the 20th anniversary of CMS' adoption of Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) bundling edits, wh... Read More

CMS announces next phase in largest-ever initiative to improve primary care in America

August 03, 2016
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opened the application period for practices to participate in the new nation-wide primary care model, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+). CPC+ is a five-year primary care medical home model beginning January 2017 that will enable prim... Read More

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