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February 3, 2016
Medicare Insider

This week’s note is about modifier –PO and the Bipartisan Budget Act Section 603.

February 9, 2016
Medicare Web

Q: Does the concurrence of the attending physician, that is required for condition code 44, need to be recorded by the attending physician, or can another practitioner write the concurrence

February 5, 2016
Medicare Web

Q: Did something change with the observation services composite APC in 2016? The director of patient financial services says we no longer receive payment for it.

February 5, 2016
Medicare Web

The debate over CMS’ 0.2% IPPS payment reduction as a result of implementing the 2-midnight rule continued this week, with the American Hospital Association (AHA) calling the cut “unlawful” in a letter to Andy Slavitt, CMS acting administrator.