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PECOS Deadline Moved Up

In February, CMS announced a new deadline of January 3, 2011 for the implementation of phase 2 of the enrollment requirements for getting ordering, referring providers into the PECOS system.

According to the Federal...

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Fee Cut Postponed Again

President Obama signed the Continuing Extension Act of 2010 which extends the existing Medicare payments until May 31, 2010. In anticipation of another extension, CMS has been holding claims dated April 1 and beyond...
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Timely Filing of Medicare Claims

President Obama’s signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) received a lot of attention by the media, general public, and health care providers. Since the signing on March 23, 2010, providers...

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Signature Requirements

Recent audit activity and an update to the Medicare Program Integrity Manual suggest that you review physician signatures in your medical records. CMS Transmittal 327 / Change Request 6698 updates signature requirements for services...
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Medicare claims to be held April 1st

The following notice was sent out by CMS on Friday, March 26: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is working with Congress, health care providers, and the beneficiary community to avoid disruption in...
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On Site Supplier Reviews

This news item was published today by Cigna, one of the DME MACs. It applies to optical dispensaries, since they are considered “suppliers” under the Medicare program. Practices should make their employees aware of...
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