- alyaya on Meaningful Use Attestation Records & Documentation Retention
- Brian Moseley on 2012 Physician Fee Schedule Policy & Payment Changes
- Dusty on New Enrollment Form Could Curb Referral-related Denials
- Luis Elvers on EHR Attestation Begins April 18. Are You Ready? Are You Registered
- Mack Penhall on CMS Adopts Policy and Payment Changes for Outpatient Care in Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgical Centers
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Monthly Archives: December 2011
Pension Plan Limits for the Tax Years 2006 – 2012
On October 20, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for Tax Year 2012. In general, many of the pension plan limitations will change for 2012 because … Continue reading
HHS Extends a Meaningful-Use Deadline
From ModernHealthcare.com HHS has extended until 2014 the compliance date for Stage 2 meaningful use for those hospitals, physicians and other eligible professionals that qualify as Stage 1 meaningful users in 2011.
2012 IRS Mileage Rates
The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2012 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
IPPE & AWV Explained
What are they? When can they be provided? How should they be coded?
OIG Makes Available Federal Anti-kickback Statute Video and Podcast
The Anti-kickback Statute prohibits individuals or entities from knowingly and willfully offering, paying, soliciting, or receiving anything of value to induce or reward the referral of Federal health care program business. This audio and video podcast highlights what the statute … Continue reading
OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against Brighton, Colo., medical clinic
It seems the medical industry is no longer flying below OSHA’s radar. Please be aware that OSHA has been very aggressive under the current Administration. The Brighton Medical Clinic in Colorado found out the hard way: The clinic has been … Continue reading
New Enrollment Form Could Curb Referral-related Denials
Expect fewer headaches when it comes to taking on referred patients now that CMS finalized an enrollment form for non-Medicare ordering or referring physicians.
Medicare covers screening and counseling for obesity
Here is another opportunity for practices with any Medicare patient base to help market more services available to Medicare patients that will not result in money coming out of their pockets. This is an opportunity to market these services to … Continue reading