News & Analysis

September 15, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an extension to the rulemaking process for a final rule on the adjustment of civil monetary penalties for inflation, the recission of the mid-build exception audit determinations, implementation transmittals for two NCDs, and more!

September 9, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include information on Hurricane Ida waivers and support, an updated emergency use authorization for bamlanivimab and etesevimab administered together, an OIG review of actions CMS can take to improve COVID-19 data from nursing homes, and more!

September 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Review proposed updates to the CPT set for 2022, including new codes for chronic care management, laser interstitial thermal therapy, spinal anesthesia, and more.

September 1, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include an announcement on expanded payments for at-home COVID-19 vaccinations, dates for implementation of the Prior Authorization Model for Repetitive, Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transports nationwide, an OIG review of phlebotomy travel allowances, and more!

September 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Outpatient coding for injections and infusions can be challenging given the foundational definitions and complex rules that drive reporting of these services. This article breaks down the facility drug administration hierarchy and CPT coding for therapeutic infusions, injections, and hydration.

August 25, 2021
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include billing and coding updates for COVID-19 booster shots, new items on the OIG Work Plan, a proposed decision memo on an NCD for Transvenous (Catheter) Pulmonary Embolectomy, and more! 

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