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Modified: 12/9/2008
This bulletin includes articles about the expand coverage of the initial preventive physical exam, transition to a Medicare administrative contractor, telehealth services, hemophilia clotting factor services, and payment rates for rural health clinics.
Modified: 11/11/2008
This edition includes articles about the 2009 ICD-10-CM/PCS update, outlier payment billing, 2009 HCPCS for skilled nursing facility CB, changes to the outpatient PPS, and enhancements to prevent fraud waste and abuse in the Medicare program.
Modified: 10/10/2008
This bulletin includes articles about the 2009 ICD-9-CM update, integrated outpatient code editor update, changes in medical review responsibilities, FCSO selected to administer Medicare in Florida, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands among other issues.
Modified: 8/7/2008
This bulletin includes articles on Medicare bad debt policy, changes to the program due to MIPPA of 2008 legislation, 2009 yearly rate for LTCH & IPF PPS, and clarification on denial of payments for SNF new admissions among other issues.
Modified: 7/7/2008
This bulletin includes information on the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program, which includes an extensive series of regulations, policies and instructions on this new initiative.
Modified: 6/5/2008
This comprehensive bulletin includes educational articles on medical record requests, CMS approach to the Medicare administrative contractor initiative, policies on therapy personnel qualifications, and update to Form CMS-10079 [2008] among other issues.
Modified: 5/6/2008
This comprehensive bulletin includes notices of changes to the CMS-855 enrollment applications, a series of articles introducing the DMEPOS competitive bidding initiative, and April 2008 updates to the hospital I/OCE and OPPS among other issues.
Modified: 4/9/2008
This bulletin includes notices of changes to the LTCH and IRF PPS PRICERS, refinements in cost reporting under the inpatient hospital PPS, manual updates related to outpatient PPS hospital, and CORF billing requirements among other issues.
Modified: 3/5/2008
The Medicare A Bulletin is a comprehensive publication developed by First Coast Service Options Inc. (FCSO) for Part A providers.
Modified: 2/7/2008
The Medicare A Bulletin is a comprehensive publication developed by First Coast Service Options, Inc. (FCSO) for Part A providers.
Modified: 1/25/2008
Draft local coverage determinations for Medicare Part A providers are now available for review and comments.
Modified: 1/9/2008
The Medicare A Bulletin is a comprehensive publication developed by First Coast Service Options, Inc. (FCSO) for Part A providers.
First Coast Service Options (First Coast) strives to ensure that the information available on our provider website is accurate, detailed, and current. Therefore, this is a dynamic site and its content changes daily. It is best to access the site to ensure you have the most current information rather than printing articles or forms that may become obsolete without notice.