I heard that there is a new advanced beneficiary notice (ABN) form for Medicare patients. When do I use it?.
1 May 2008
Medicare's initial exam adds new benefits, including end-of-life planning and body mass index measurements. Find out how this will benefit your practice.
1 Mar 2009
Learn the most common reasons why Medicare Administrative Contractors reject claims, and how to avoid such pitfalls in the future.
1 Apr 2013
Alcohol, depression, sexually transmitted diseases and obesity therapy are now covered within the primary care setting. Learn how to incorporate these into a practice.
1 Mar 2012
This month's column covers three timely yet disparate topics: a new CPT modifier, readiness for Version 5010 electronic claims transactions, and the looming expansion of the recovery audit contractors.
1 May 2011
Fee-for-service reimbursement is a half-century old, and despite its staying power is now facing demands that it be modernized, if not traded in altogether.
1 May 2015
ACP will invite random members to provide feedback that could influence Medicare reimbursement on services common to internal medicine.
1 Jul 2010
Of 558,322 new heart failure patients, 34.8% received coronary artery disease (CAD) testing and 9.3% received revascularization within 90 days, which fell below expectations set by current guidelines, according to authors of a study of U.S. administrative claims data.
1 Mar 2022
Risk may be lower with long-acting insulin analogs versus neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin.
9 Mar 2021
Home health care now requires face-to-face certification of eligibility based on the patient's current condition, a burden that doesn't have to be one. A few simple tips can ensure that the patient's needs and Medicare's paperwork are both satisfied.
1 Feb 2012