This edition includes critical information for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) providers and the ESRD prospective payment system, proper billing of outpatient drugs, outpatient therapy cap values, and information about upcoming educational events.
This edition includes an uplifting article regarding a provider’s experience with First Coast's Web tools and information regarding the annual code update of the skilled nursing facility consolidated billing.
The July 2014 edition of Medicare A Connection includes a status of claims processed incorrectly resulting from an error in the July 2014 outpatient prospective payment system. All mass adjustments are anticipated to be completed by September 1, 2014.
The June 2014 edition of Medicare A Connection includes updates to the outpatient prospective payment system and physician fee schedule database, revisions to local coverage determinations, and upcoming educational events.
The January 2014 edition of Medicare A Connection includes information about the 'two-midnight' rule, reassigning benefits to a Part A provider, coverage of incarcerated beneficiaries, and upcoming educational events.
The December 2013 edition of Medicare A Connection includes information about coverage of incarcerated beneficiaries, 2014 Medicare clinical lab fee schedules, coverage of bariatric surgery, and upcoming educational events.
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