It's been more than three years since CMS introduced a subset of modifiers it wants providers to report instead of modifier -59 (distinct procedural service), but they're still optional as barely any new guidance has been released.
The Revenue Integrity Symposium is truly one of the first and most comprehensive revenue integrity programs available in the country. Anyone with responsibilities in any revenue cycle related function or process, should consider attending.
This week’s Medicare updates include an application of a payment adjustment for IPPS low-volume hospitals, an OIG review which found 100% non-compliance with billing regulations for intensity-modulated radiation therapy planning services, a fact sheet on submitting data for MIPS through the claims data submission process, and more!
NAHRI’s 2018 Revenue Integrity Symposium is fast approaching, and I am very much looking forward to what’s in store—both at the conference and in the Phoenix area where I reside. Phoenix is truly a beautiful area and the Revenue Integrity Symposium allows you to take in all it has to offer during one of the most beautiful times of year.