CMS wants to remind you not to change or rewrite your original orders for any service or product due to the change of code sets from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM.
For any type of product or service prior to October 1, 2015, do not change the order, even if it will be a continued service with dates spannin... Read More
CMS is extending the 2014 Informal Review period. Individual eligible professionals (EPs), Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) practice sites, PQRS group practices, and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) that believe they have been incorrectly assessed the 2016 PQRS negative payment adjustment&nbs... Read More
The informal review period for the 2016 Value Modifier is open now through December 16, 2015. All requests must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 16, 2015. The informal review process allows groups (as identified by their taxpayer identification number) wit... Read More
All Medicare national and local coverage policies are translated for ICD-10, and to receive payment, providers must bill using ICD-10 codes for services rendered on or after October 1, 2015. Check the National Coverage Determination (NCD) and Local Coverage Determination (LCD) policies in the M... Read More
November 23, 2015 - By Brandy Brimhall CPC CMCO CPCO CCCPC CPMA
As you know, the PQRS (Physician Quality Reporting System) includes the reporting of particular G codes to communicate with Medicare, details of the Functional Outcome Assessment and Pain Assessment and Follow-Up measures. These measures must be completed on at least 50% of an eligible professional'... Read More
Finding the correct HCPCs code for Durable Medical Products and Supplies just got easier!
Announcing DMEPOS Product Search
Find-A-Code gives you the capability to search for model and product numbers to assist in your search for the correct DME HCPCs codes. Since this is for HCPCS code... Read More
Find-A-Code is excited to announce the release of a new tool!
Check out our new HCC Risk Calculator > Home > Code Sets. It is located under the coding Tools section then Groupers & Calculators. The tool is currently in Beta testing, we are looking for feedback, ideas an... Read More
On October 6, CMS released the final rule for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. To support provider participation in 2015, CMS has released two additional FAQs in response to inquiries about the public health reporting objective in 2015.
FAQ 13409Question:... Read More
NCCI FOR MEDICAL BILLERS National Correct Coding Initiatives (NCCI) is a tool that coders can use when the provider has two CPT codes that are being billed to the insurance company for the same visit. As an example, Steve has chest pain. He visits his doctor who doesn't know if the chest pain is rel... Read More