News & Analysis

March 14, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor uncovers a possible issue with the national jurisdiction of Noridian Healthcare Solutions as the sole Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC).

March 7, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines new information from CMS on the usage of modifiers -59 and -X{EPSU}.

February 28, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor explores the new codes for the post discharge home visit waiver included in the April 2019 update of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. 

February 21, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor delves into healthcare provider taxonomy codes and compliance witih an often overlooked aspect of HIPAA.

February 14, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor is the first in a two-part series that discusses the intricacies of Medicare's inpatient hospital lifetime reserve days benefit and the challenges associated with it. 

February 7, 2019
Medicare Insider

This week's note from the instructor examines multiple recent transmittals addressing changes to billing and payment for therapy services. 

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