This edition includes information the discretionary enforcement period for 5010 compliance, reduced Medicare regulatory burdens for health care providers, and changes to the overpayment notification process.
This edition includes information on a new "bundled payments for care improvement" initiative, a proposed rule to give patients the right to access lab results, and a pilot project for electronic submission of medical documentation.
This edition includes information on the proposal to expand access to flu shots, corrections made to claims for institutional preventive services, and new Affordable Care Act initiatives to improve health care.
This edition includes information on the creation of 'Partnership for Patients,' details on the electronic health record incentive program attestation, and information on the proposed rules for the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
This edition includes a message to providers regarding First Coast Service Options, Inc. commitment to assist the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in reaching the goal of reducing the national Medicare fee-for-service paid claims error rate.
This bulletin includes information on the new Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010 and the 2011 Medicare Contractor Provider Satisfaction Survey.
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