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09/28/2015
Here's the provider credentialing checklist used by Zetter Healthcare Management Consultants in Mechanicsburg, Pa. 
05/11/2015

Tailor these authorization forms to use in your practice and ensure you’re compliant in your use of protected health information (PHI).

03/16/2015

Use this quick guide to ascertain Medicare-covered preventive services, most of which came at no cost to your patients. You will also find each service’s HCPCS and CPT codes in addition to applicable ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnosis codes.

 
01/26/2015

Here's a list of questions to give  physicians prospects to get them thinking about what they really want in a practice.

12/30/2014
Here are the 2015 Medicare national allowable fees (not adjusted for locality) for 2015, based on revised RVUs and conversion factor released by CMS on Dec. 30, 2014. 
 
 
12/08/2014
Manny Oliverez, CEO of Capture Billing in South Riding, Va., swears by a cover letter his billers use on claims with the problematic 24 modifier, along with good documentation.
11/10/2014
Take note of revisions to the procedures and services covered by the Stark Physician Self-Referral rule in the physician fee schedule and make sure your practice isn’t involved in problematic referral arrangements for them.
 
08/25/2014
For your reference, here are the MUEs that took effect July 1 that affect primary care practices the most. As you can see, CMS has expanded its presentation of these edits. MUEs limit the number of units of service for which a code may be billed by a provider for the same patient during one calendar day.
06/06/2014

Use this tool, provided by Nancy Enos, consultant and coding educator at Enos Medical Coding in Warwick, R.I., to ensure proper E/M coding. 

05/26/2014
Use this chart to determine whether to use the 1995 or 1997 E/M guidelines for documenting your claims.

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