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Medicare PQRS reporting: Verifying for affect on 2016 reimbursements
Medicare/CMS Forms & Resources
Friday, 18 September 2015
Verifying whether Medicare thinks you reported PQRS measures in 2014 that affect 2016 reimbursements
 
If you believe you successfully reported your 2014 PQRS measures to Medicare, how can you be sure? Read on for more information and a link to the Medicare announcement.
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ACA Responds on New Medicare Legislation and Meaning of PIMA Provisions
Medicare/CMS Forms & Resources
Thursday, 07 May 2015

On Thursday, May 7, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) released a Government Relations update on the new Medicare Legislation recently passed by Congress.  In "PIMA Provisions in New Medicare Legislation: What Does it Mean for Chiropractic?" the ACA stated:

 

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Senate Clears Legislation to Prevent Medicare Payment Cuts
Medicare/CMS News
Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Chiropractic documentation education, new quality-reporting incentives included in measure
 
Arlington, Va. - The U.S. Senate, following the earlier lead of the House, late last night passed a long-awaited "permanent fix" to the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to determine provider reimbursement levels under the federal Medicare program. The plan would give physicians treating Medicare patients, including doctors of chiropractic (DCs), an annual payment increase of 0.5 percent for the next five years, with value-based payments starting after that time. 
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Medicare Enrollment Online
Medicare/CMS Forms & Resources
Friday, 25 July 2014
The “Internet-based PECOS Contact Information” Fact Sheet (ICN 903766) was revised and is now available in downloadable format. 
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When Will Electronic Health Records (EHRs) Be Mandated?
Medicare/CMS Forms & Resources
Thursday, 19 June 2014
This is a frequently asked question that does not necessarily have a simple answer. With Medicare, there is an official answer.
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Billing Medicare with the New 1500 Form
Medicare/CMS Forms & Resources
Monday, 19 May 2014

Tips from the FCA Help Desk

The new 1500 Billing Form is resulting in increased denials from Medicare.  First Coast Service Options’ (FCSO) online instructions are much more informative than calls to FCSO for assistance.  Here are some of the best resource links and highlight of common errors resulting in rejections or denials. 

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April 1st Deadline: New CMS 1500 Uniform Billing Form & Instructions
Medicare/CMS Forms & Resources
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
CMS and insurers started receiving and processing paper claims on the revised 1500 claim form (Version 02/12) on January 6, 2014. One of the most significant changes is item number 21. According to CPT, in the upper, right area of the field, two dotted lines were added to create a one-byte space to report an indicator that identifies which version of the diagnosis code set is being reported. A "9" indicates the diagnosis codes are from the ICD-9 code set and "0" is for ICD-10. The use of the indicator will be necessary during the transition to ICD-10 and when reporting services that span the Oct. 1, 2014 implementation deadline.  Here are some helpful resources:


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ICD-10 Resources
Medicare/CMS Forms & Resources
Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Although the October 1, 2014 deadline has been postponed until 2015, understanding ICD-10 is coming.  Here are some important points and helpful links to extensive resources that will help you prepare for your conversion to ICD-10:

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New CMS 1500 Uniform Billing Form Instructions
Medicare/CMS Forms & Resources
Thursday, 23 January 2014
CMS and insurers started receiving and processing paper claims on the revised 1500 claim form (Version 02/12) on January 6, 2014. One of the most significant changes is item number 21. 
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3-month Medicare payment update approved for Jan. 1
Medicare/CMS News
Friday, 20 December 2013
(From an ACA Release) Congress has adopted a 0.5 percent update to Medicare payments for three months, following a bipartisan vote of 64 to 36 in the U.S. Senate Wednesday afternoon. The president is expected to sign the legislation Friday.
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