Tag Archives: Medicare & Medicaid

ASC Medical billing and coding: The fastest growing Healthcare service!

The Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) as a healthcare service market has grown rapidly in recent years. As insurance limitations get more stringent and health costs increasing by the day, more and more people are now turning to the outpatient facilities … Continue reading

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How to use Modifier 25 Accurately for Medicare

Modifier 25 is used when a minor procedure (one with a 0- or 10-day global period) and a significant and separately identifiable evaluation and management (E/M) service are performed during the same session or day. Modifier 25 (significant, separately identifiable … Continue reading

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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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How Medical Billing Consultants are Crucial to Credentialing with Medicare & Medicaid?

Over the years, Credentialing has become an indispensable thing to medical practitioners’ sustenance and growth; so much so that it is impossible to think of undertaking medical practicing without a valid credentialing from the authorized health agencies. Today, credentialing, as … Continue reading

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