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Modified: 12/6/2012
This edition includes information regarding completion issues First Coast is noticing on PWK fax/mail coversheets.
Modified: 11/5/2012
This edition includes the latest information on the partial freeze of the ICD-10 implementation and a physician’s guide to Medicare Part D Medication Therapy Management programs.
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 the proposed rule that would update payment policies and rates under the Medicare physician fee schedule for calendar year 2013.
Modified: 7/13/2012
This edition includes the new prompt payment interest rate in effect through December 31, 2012, and a reminder regarding the appropriate use of assistant at surgery modifiers and payment under the Medicare physician fee schedule.
Modified: 6/5/2012
This edition includes information announcing that effective July 20, 2012, all misdirected claims will be returned as unprocessable. This includes claims sent to the wrong contractor.
Modified: 5/9/2012
This edition announces the ICD-10 compliance delay and provides information on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services National Fraud Prevention Program initiative.
Modified: 4/11/2012
This edition provides information on the HIPAA enforcement extension and the delay of the paperwork (PWK) segment.
Modified: 3/9/2012
This edition includes information on the upgrades made to Internet-based Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS) in an effort to reduce data entry time and increase access to information.
Modified: 2/8/2012
This edition information on the 2012 physician fee schedule update and a reminder for providers and suppliers who provide services and items ordered or referred by other providers and suppliers.
Modified: 1/9/2012
This edition includes information on the Medicare rates for deductible, coinsurance, and premium payment amounts for calendar year 2012.
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