Q: We provide tobacco cessation services and have been reporting these with time-based HCPCS codes. There are also CPT® codes for these services. Which is the appropriate set of codes to use for Medicare?
This week’s Medicare updates include the October 2016 Integrated Outpatient Code Editor specifications version 17.3; the Medicare Fee for Service (FFS) Recovery Audit program third quarter summary newsletter; and more!
The Medicare Reporting and Returning of Self-Identified Overpayments final rule became effective March 14 and applies to healthcare “providers” and “suppliers” furnishing services under Medicare Parts A and B. This article explains some of the key points in this rule.