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2011

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Modified: 11/30/2011
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.
Modified: 10/21/2011
This edition includes information on the new Pay.gov application fee collection process, version 5010 level II compliance, and the evaluation and management payment policy.
Modified: 9/30/2011
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.
Modified: 9/1/2011
This edition includes information on provider enrollment revalidation, hospital acquired conditions data, and payment changes for inpatient hospital stays.
Modified: 8/4/2011
This edition includes information on national version 5010 testing week, the delay of implementation of X12N version 5010 paperwork segment, and the annual ICD-9-CM update.
Modified: 7/7/2011
This edition includes information on implementation of a secure Internet portal/application to accept and process requests for reopening Medicare fee-for-service claims.
Modified: 6/6/2011
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.
Modified: 5/9/2011
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.
Modified: 4/11/2011
This edition includes information on the launch of the Medicare Contractor Provider Satisfaction Survey and the implementation of enrollment application fees.
Modified: 3/4/2011
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.
Modified: 2/8/2011
This bulletin includes the latest update of remittance advice remark codes (RARCs) and claim adjustment reason codes (CARCs), effective April 1, 2011.
Modified: 1/5/2011
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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