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2012

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Modified: 12/6/2012
This edition includes expansion of a field in the inpatient provider specific file.
Modified: 11/5/2012
This edition includes the latest information on the partial freeze of the ICD-10 implementation and the October 2012 outpatient prospective payment system and integrated outpatient code editor updates.
Modified: 10/9/2012
This edition includes information on the prepayment medical review requirement for all therapy services above $3,700 provided by speech language therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physicians.
Modified: 9/5/2012
This edition includes information on the ruling that makes final a one-year proposed delay -- from October 1, 2013, to October 1, 2014 -- in the compliance date for use of new codes that classify diseases and health problems.
Modified: 8/15/2012
This edition includes information on an update to hospice payment rates, reporting of recoupment for overpayment on the remittance advice with the patient control number, and billing and coverage for drug wastage.
Modified: 7/13/2012
This edition includes information on the annual ICD-9-CM update, phase 2 of ordering and referring provider edits, and the prompt payment interest rate revision.
Modified: 6/5/2012
This edition includes information on a new edit to review outpatient prospective payment system payments exceeding charges, healthcare provider taxonomy code updates, and billing Medicare secondary payment claims.
Modified: 5/8/2012
This edition includes information on two new processes implemented to prevent fraud and abuse, correctly submitting secondary payer claims, and the April update to the Medicare physician fee schedule database.
Modified: 4/11/2012
This edition includes information on enrolling ordering and referring physicians using the CMS-855O form, the delay of the paperwork (PWK) segment of version 5010, and the April outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) update.
Modified: 3/8/2012
This edition includes information on proposed new steps for overpayments, the paperwork (PWK) segment of version 5010,and the ICD-10 compliance delay.
Modified: 2/8/2012
This edition includes information on the innovation advisors program, the annual participation enrollment extension, and the January 2012 hospital outpatient prospective payment system update.
Modified: 1/10/2012
This edition includes information on the Obama administration's efforts to fight fraud, the 2012 enrollment application fee for institutional providers, and Medicare deductible, coinsurance, and premium rates for 2012.
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