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CMS Overpaid Providers $729 Million in Incentive Payments

June 20, 2017
Medicare paid hundreds of millions in electronic health record incentive payments that did not comply with federal requirements according to the OIG.  The OIG estimated CMS inappropriately paid $729,424,395 to EPs who did not meet the requirements for meaningful use. Eligible professional&rsqu... Read More

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) seeks public input on reducing the regulatory burdens of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care

June 08, 2017 - By CMS.gov
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking recommendations and input from the public on how to create a more flexible, streamlined approach to the regulatory structure of the individual and small group markets. Our goal through this pr... Read More

United States Intervenes in Second False Claims Act Lawsuit Alleging that UnitedHealth Group Inc. Mischarged the Medicare Advantage and Prescription D

June 06, 2017
Don't let this happen to you! Some sources suggest that United Health Group may be on the line for over $1 billion for ignoring issues they identified because of improperly calculating risk adjustment for millions of Medicare beneficiaries. Check out Find-A-Code's new HCC Coder product at https://ww... Read More

Do you need help with cases and calculating groups of Risk Scores?

May 30, 2017
Per customer request, Find-A-Code now offers BULK entry for calculating for Risk Scores.  The HCC Risk tool offers two options for calculating risk scores: BULK calculation for cases or the calculation for a single enrollee.   To use the BULK calculation for cases   Create a tab... Read More

Train to Become a Medical Auditor at the NAMAS 2-day Medical Auditing BootCamp June 21 & 22 in Houston, Texas

May 22, 2017
Our  2- day Onsite 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 results... Read More

MORE FREE CEUS and Webinars

May 19, 2017 - By BC Advantage
  May, 2017   www.billing-coding.com New Approved CEU Package CEU - Reading Package 61 The fast and convenient way to earn Billing & Coding CEUs, and maintain your certification. Click here now, select your ass... Read More

HCPro announces partnership with Find-A-Code to provide a comprehensive continuing education destination for coding professionals

May 18, 2017
Press Releases, May 10, 2017 To assist healthcare facilities and medical practices with integrated continuing education opportunities for coding professionals, HCPro, part of the H3.Group, is proud to work with Find-A-Code, who is dedicated to providing the most complete medical coding and billing... Read More

New HCC-Coder Product, Including Drug Dictionary and other Critical Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC) Coding Tools and Resources

May 18, 2017
HCC-Coder will make Find-A-Code the first and only encoder in the market to include a full drug dictionary. This will provide our customers with the ability to search by the name of the drug and link to related diagnoses (with corresponding ICD-10-CM codes), as well as the ability to search individu... Read More

Where do We Fall Short With the Oral-Systemic Connection?

May 10, 2017 - By Christine Taxin
  Practicing dentistry has opened my eyes to a wide variety of exciting breakthroughs. I have witnessed first hand the constant change that leads dentists and other health professionals in search of the newest and latest ideas... Read More

Veterans Choice Program

May 05, 2017
New Law On April 19, 2017, President Donald Trump extended the Veterans Choice Act which allows veterans to more easily access private care. The Veterans Choice Improvement Act addresses some of the shortcomings of the previous law to further assist the veterans seeking medical care. Some of the ke... Read More

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