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New Medicare Enrollment Application (For Physicians and Non-Physician Practitioners)

CMS received approval for a new Medicare Enrollment Application for physicians and non-physician practitioners (CMS-855I dated 12/2018). Many changes are minor; the major ones reduce provider burden: Eliminated reporting for advanced diagnostic imaging, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments number, and the … Continue reading

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Have Your Patients Got New MBI (Medicare Beneficiary Identifier)?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is mailing the new Medicare cards with the MBI in phases by geographic location. There are 3 ways you and your office staff can get MBIs: Ask your Medicare patients: Ask your … Continue reading

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3 ways for health care providers to get patients’ MBIs

Medicare has come up with a new revelation this time. It is taking steps to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. The initiative from Medicare, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will help prevent the fraud, fight identity … Continue reading

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Top 5 Unexpected Claims Denials Procedures for Cardiologists

According to the industry reports, an estimated 80 million Americans have one or more types of heart disease. The role of cardiologists becomes very challenging, keeping in mind the current state of health in the country. As there are several … Continue reading

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Medicare learning network Updates Medicare Claim Submission Guidelines

Center of Medicare and Medicaid services has released fact sheet on Medicare claim submission guidelines. The fact sheet offers billers, coders and physicians up-to-date guidance on how to file Medicare Claims. Following are some important points mentioned in the fact … Continue reading

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Deciphering Medicare Fee Schedules

A proactive affinity to Medicare Fee Schedule alerts physicians to the efficacy of attending to Medicare beneficiaries, and also plans their revenue prospects in advance. But, with the legislation firm on mandatory medical service to Medicare patients, physicians are inevitably … Continue reading

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