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2015 April Items

ERISA Reform Bill Reintroduced

April 29, 2015
ERISA Reform Bill Reintroduced On March 26, 2015, Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS (R-AZ) introduced H.R. 1677, the Dental Insurance Fairness Act of 2015, legislation that helps consumers receive the full value of their dental coverage by amending the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to allow f... Read More

Medicare Updates Preventive Exam and Wellness Visit Information

April 27, 2015
Medicare has updated their provider educational tools for the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) and the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV). These tools were designed to help providers gain a greater understanding of these services. Learn what the required elements for these services as well as... Read More

Check out our New Indexing Tool!

April 27, 2015
Still making your job easier… we have produced a valuable Indexing tool that will assist your navigation in Find-A-Code. If you are new to the system or perhaps a seasoned user this will help you get directly to the tools you need and discover the endless information that you have available a... Read More

CPT Code Dashboard and Navigation Tool Announcement!

April 24, 2015 - By Taylor Smith, Chief Customer Officer
At Find-A-Code, one of our main goals is to always listen to our customers' needs. One area we found we needed to improve was in at-a-glance information and navigation on each Code Information Page. That being said, we're pleased to announce the first step of our solution: the Code Information Dashb... Read More

8 Webinars over the next few months - 6 on ICD-10!

April 22, 2015
There are 8 webinars scheduled over the next few months including 6 webinars on ICD-10.Enjoy free and paid webinars of your choosing.  Click here for the complete list. Read More

New: 2015 April Edition of the Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter

April 17, 2015
Find-A-Code has posted the April 2015 edition of the Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter at: Topics include: Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT): End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Related Ser... Read More

SGR Repeal Passes

April 16, 2015
On April 14, 2015, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) passed the Senate by an overwhelming vote of 92-8. Although President Obama has not officially signed the bill into law, weeks ago he indicated his full support when H.R. 2 passed the House of Represen... Read More

Webinar for Comparative Billing Report on Ophthalmology

April 16, 2015
Do you know what your payment patterns are? Do you submit claims for any of the following services:  extracapsular cataract removals, general ophthalmological services, and/or evaluation and management (E/M) services? If so, we encourage Ophthalmology providers and their... Read More

HIPAA Audits Still on Hold

April 16, 2015
At HIPAA Summit, OCR head Jocelyn Samuels outlines forthcoming efforts with ONC, FDA. Phase II of the federal HIPAA audit program remains "under development," Jocelyn Samuels, director of the Health and Human Services Department's Office for Civil Rights, said Monday at the 23rd National HIPAA Summ... Read More

2015 Guidelines, Diagnosis Pregnancy and Antepartum

April 16, 2015
Services provided to diagnose pregnancy are to be reported separately, and not considered a part of antepartum care given to the patient. Be sure to report the E/M visits separately as of the 2015 revised guidelines. The services normally provided in uncomplicated maternity cases include&... Read More

New ICD-10-CM Codes: X60-X69 Paranormal Encounters

April 01, 2015
Although most of the ICD-10-CM code set has been frozen until after implementation, there have been some minor updates, deletions and additions.Find-A-Code has discovered one set of codes that are not getting much attention.  The codes are in a new section added to Chapter 20. External Causes o... Read More

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