Healthcare providers need to be aware of several different fraud and abuse laws. Most are aware of the False Claims Act and the Health Care Fraud statute. Another important one to pay attention to is the Physician Self-Referral Law, also known as the Stark Law. In some industries it is legal to rewa... Read More
December 12, 2017 - By Dental Medical Billing University
Sometimes, one of the most difficult parts of performing dental surgery is helping your patients figure out how they’re going to pay for it. You see a deteriorating oral health situation that can impact their whole-body health, but they’re focused on the cost of the procedure. Unless you... Read More
October 24, 2017 - By Chris Woolstenhulme, CPC, CMRS
Codapedia™ is a new division of Find-a-Code where you can submit coding questions and reply to community coding questions. Check out articles from prominent professionals in the healthcare community and join our coding forum. Oh, did we mention it's FREE?.... Yes, Codapedia is... Read More
The 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Rule requires dentists participating in dental networks providing supplemental benefits for Medicare Advantage plans (MA) to register with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) using the 855i form, beginning in 2019. Based on its members’... Read More
October 04, 2017 - By Codapedia: A Division of Find-A-Code
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Sep 15th, 2017 - ciaperek
We have new flu vaccine- 4 strains. Name of vacc. Flucelvax quadrivalent. Can we use different code since vaccination is much better and more expensive? Or we use 90658?
Sep 18th, 2017 - ChrisW&nb... Read More
Now when searching with FAC's comprehensive search, you can select a more direct result, with the most popular add-on products. Select the specialized search in the upper right corner. If your search results do not return favorable, you will have the option to refind your search by being prompted wi... Read More
Doing the MIPS Minimum - Penny Wise but Pound Foolish?
Are you planning to “do the MIPS minimum” - the “Test” reporting option - in 2017 and submit the minimum amount of data possible to avoid the penalty? Perhaps every silver lining does not have a cloud, but &... Read More
October 2nd is 90 days from the end of the year, which means that if you want credit for partially reporting MIPS data, you need to start with data from patient visits on that date. If you still don't understand MIPS, check out this training available for purchase here.
MIPS is a program that allo... Read More