News & Analysis

July 8, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the release of the 2021 ICD-10-CM code set files, a proposed decision memo regarding expanded coverage of a transcatheter mitral valve repair procedure, revisions to the July 2020 OPPS update, and more!

July 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

CMS recently issued a major update to frequently asked questions (FAQ) on COVID-19 fee-for-service billing issues. The bulk of the new FAQs concerns hospitals and the ability to invoke various waivers in order to deliver services to patients in their homes using telecommunications technologies.

July 1, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include the publication of a new ABN form, the release of the 2021 Home Health Prospective Payment System proposed rule, new additions to the OIG Work Plan, and more! 

June 24, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS clarified billing instructions for off-campus hospital outpatient services and provider-based departments (PBD) in its most recent update to its novel coronavirus billing

June 24, 2020
Medicare Insider

This week’s Medicare updates include new additions to the COVID-19 Medicare billing FAQs, information on billing for clinician services for diagnostic lab tests, the quarterly update to the ambulatory surgical center payment system, and more! 

June 22, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: What guidelines do the Office of Inspector General (OIG) expect to see in our laboratory billing policies?

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