Regence: Dental Procedures Under The BlueCard Program?
By Christine Woolstenhulme, QCC, QMCS, CPC, CMRS | Published December 9th, 2019
This information can be found on Regence/Blue Cross Dental procedures explaining additional benefits for dental procedures. Regence currently does not offer dental benefits, however, there are times a patient can receive treatment with a Blue Cross provider and qualify under their medical benefits. In addition, Regence informs the providers to file these claims ...
Are You Aware of Medicare Advantage Plans Timely Filing Rules?
By Aimee Wilcox | Published August 20th, 2019
The Medicare Fee for Service (FFS) program (Traditional or Original Medicare) has a timely filing requirement; a clean claim for services rendered must be received within one year of the date of service or risk payment denial.
As any company who has billed Medicare services can attest, the one-year timely filing ...
Electrical Stimulation and Electromagnetic Therapy Devices
By Raquel Shumway | Published May 13th, 2019 - Last Review/Update May 20th, 2019
Electrical Stimulation and Electromagnetic Therapy Devices can be used for pain, muscle atrophy, help spinal cord injuries, treat symptoms caused by other medical conditions and can be used in the treatment of wounds. This Regence BC/BS article lists codes and devices and gives guidance on coding from Medicare Advantage viewpoint.
Q&A: Blue Cross Blue Shield Updating Their Policy on the Application of Therapies by a Chiropractic Assistant
By Evan M. Gwilliam DC MBA BS CPC CCPC QCC CPC-I MCS-P CPMA CMHP | Published October 24th, 2017
ChiroCode recently received the following inquiry: Blue Cross Blue Shield is updating their policy on the application of therapies by a chiropractic assistant. It is as follows: "Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Billing Guidelines Reminder Physician or Chiropractor “Incident To” Billing of Therapy Services (New) Beginning January 1, 2018, physicians and...