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Monday, July 6, 2015

CMS published the following FAQs to try and alleviate wide-spread concerns about ICD-10 denials come October 1, 2015, when the new codes will be required.  

 

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Monday, May 18, 2015

 

New Medicare Prescription Enrollment Rules


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Registration Opens for 2015 PQRS Group Reporting Option

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
OIG Begins EHR Data Security and Meaningful Use Audits
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Monday, April 20, 2015

On April 16th, the President signed H.R. 2 into law, legislation that would permanently repeal and replace the Medicare...

Monday, March 9, 2015

February continued to be a busy month for ICD-10.

 

In addition to the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on the new coding system, CMS released the results of the first round of end-to-end testing and posted the dates for a new round of front-end testing....

Friday, February 27, 2015

In a recent House Hearing on ICD-10 Implementation, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing on ICD-10 readiness.

 

Originally scheduled to be implemented by...

Monday, February 16, 2015

On February 5th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a National Coverage Determination (NCD) announcing that Medicare will cover lung-cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT), effective immediately....

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

 On November  13, 2014, the CY 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule was published in the Federal Register....

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Oregon's Health CO-OP has a new plan effective ...
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