Update your patients’ records and use Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBIs) now, before you are busy with other patient insurance changes in January. Starting January 1, you must use MBIs to bill Medicare regardless of the date of service.
On November 15, CMS finalized policies that lay the foundation for a patient-driven health care system by increasing transparency from hospitals, which will help patients be more informed about what they might pay.
As of November 12, 2019, we are 50 days out from the end of the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) transition period. Claims submitted with Health Insurance Claim Numbers (HICNs) starting January 1 will be rejected.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final payment rules for 2020 for home health agencies (HHAs), end-stager renal disease (ESRD), and durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS)..
On October 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to modernize and clarify the regulations that interpret the Medicare physician self-referral law.
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