ASC Links and Resources
News and Important Information
Find-A-Code's Tools & Resources
ASC Payment Calculator
Use this tool to calculate fees for the Ambulatory Surgical Center.
ASC Covered Surgical Procedure
A list of ASC covered surgical procedures.
ASC Covered Ancillary Services
A list of ASC covered ancillary services.
Additional Links and Resources
Noridian: ASC Resources
Noridian JE Part B Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Resources
CMS-Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC)
CMS Resource for Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) ambulatory surgical centers
Ambulatory Surgical Centers
Ch. 14 Medicare Claims Processing Manual
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August 21st, 2019
So How Do I Get Paid for This? APC, OPPS, IPPS, DRG?
Published August 21st, 2019|
You know how to find a procedure code and you may even know how to do the procedure, but where does the reimbursement come from? It seems to be a mystery to many of us, so let's clear up some common confusion and review some of the main reimbursement systems. One of the ...
August 19th, 2019
Understanding Payment Indicators
Published August 19th, 2019|
Understanding how payment works with Medicare payment indicators and the impact a modifier has on payment is vital to pricing. Even if you are not billing Medicare, most carriers follow Medicare's policies for participating and non-participating rules. Here is an article from Regence on their policy statement, describing the rules ...
March 20th, 2019
Type of Bill Code Structure (2018-08-30)
Published March 20th, 2019 - Last Review/Update March 25th, 2019|
The UB-04 claim form (also known as CMS 1450) is the standard facility and residential claim form used to report health claims. The Type of Bill is reported in Block No. 4 of the UB04 claim form. Type of bill codes are four-digit codes that describe the type of bill a ...
October 2nd, 2018
Tools and Resources for Life Care Planners
Published October 2nd, 2018|
Life Care Planners play a vital and underappreciated including understanding the progression of a disease and lifetime clinical treatment options, research, delete (I combined this into the paragraph above) compiled into one easy-to-use resource. a unified providing a single destination for procedure coding coding to find information on...
August 27th, 2018
Pricing for ASC’s and APC’s
Published August 27th, 2018|
For Medicare purposes, an Ambulatory Surgical Center Resources (ASC) is a distinct entity that operates exclusively to furnish surgical services to patients who do not require hospitalization and in which the expected duration of services does not exceed 24 hours following admission. ASC payment groups determine the amount that...
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