Tag Archives: Medicare Cuts

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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Medicare Cuts and Geriatric Medicine

The proposed Medicare cuts by President Obama and the Congressional “Super Committee” does not bode well for physicians and geriatric medicine in the country. Although the cuts would ensure that Medicare bankruptcy would be postponed and the Federal deficit reduced, … Continue reading

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