Month: November 2019

HOME HEALTH Coding Companies, etc.

AMEDISYS  — CODING DONE RIGHT – CODR – CORRIDOR — HOME HEALTH SOLUTIONS, LLC – McBee and Associates — QIRT — SELECT DATA —   ———-Coding Companies who may OCCASIONALLY have HH openings: ———- HIMAGINES:   TRUST HCS: Like 0


Both Medicare beneficiaries and providers have certain rights and protections related to financial liability and appeals under the Fee-for-Service (FFS) Medicare and the Medicare Advantage (MA) Programs. These financial liability and appeal rights and protections are communicated to beneficiaries through notices given by providers. Use the navigation links on the left side of this page or in…
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Un-Repentant SCROOGES of Healthcare

KENTUCKY  — HUMANA, based in Louisville, KY,  is reportedly laying off 2% of its workforce… ~~~~~ Williamson, West Virginia — … Williamson Memorial Hospital files bankruptcy!  Williamson Memorial Hospital announced the layoff of 35 employees and the closure of Williamson Family Care and Williamson Medical Specialties Clinics via their Facebook page in the late…
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Finalized Policy, Payment, and Quality Provisions Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2020

On November 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that includes updates to payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) effective on or after January 1, 2020. Like 0


At CMS, our top priority is putting patients first. CMS Administrator Seema Verma launched the “Patients over Paperwork” initiative, which is in accord with President Trump’s Executive Order that directs federal agencies to “cut the red tape” to reduce burdensome regulations. Through “Patients over Paperwork,” CMS established an internal process to evaluate and streamline regulations…
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Simplifying Documentation Requirements

As part of our Patients over Paperwork Initiative, Medicare is simplifying documentation requirements so that you spend less time on paperwork, allowing you to focus more on your patients and less on confusing and time-consuming claims documentation. We’ve made some important changes already. We need your suggestions on where to focus next. Please send your feedback…
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