Tag Archives: Medicare & Medicaid Services

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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The Changing Landscape of Healthcare Reimbursement in 2012

“As the projection for 2012 forecasts an unprecedented increase in patient population, physicians will have a hard time balancing their time resources between quality medical care and adhering to imposing compliance regimen promulgated by the Federal Healthcare Reforms. Therefore, it … Continue reading

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CMS Encouraging Physicians for Health Care Reform Innovation: Grants Offered

At last someone is looking to cut healthcare cost innovatively- The Health Care Innovation Challenge program, announced on 14th November, last year is the most recent federal effort by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to support health … Continue reading

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