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Delve into the details for community health integration (CHI) services to see if it is a good fit for your practice. CMS’ proposal to cover a new service has garnered a great deal of interest, but your practice should be familiar with the fine print for this proposed care management service before it commits additional time and resources to it. 
A second list of 34 Part B drugs that will have their co-insurance lowered under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has been announced by CMS.
One of the most important, and sometimes one of the most challenging, initiatives for providers is the National Correct Coding Initiative’s (NCCI) procedure-to-procedure (PTP) edits. It isn’t a hard concept to understand, but it can be challenging to apply because of practitioner documentation and operational aspects of the day-to-day processes.
Part B News welcomes compliance expert Rebecca Herold, CDPSE, FIP, CISSP, CIPM, CIPP/US, CIPT, CISM, CISA, FLMI, CEO of Privacy & Security Brainiacs SaaS services, to answer a series of questions pertaining to critical HIPAA compliance areas, such as telehealth compliance and risk assessment.
Coders turn to left- and right-side modifiers millions of times per year, and they are most likely to deploy the anatomic modifiers LT (Left side) and RT (Right side) following encounters with patients suffering from osteoarthritis.


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