CMS proposed 2021 Fee Schedule

CMS proposed 2021 Fee Schedule

CMS proposed 2021 Fee Schedule   2020 has certainly proven to be challenging for anyone in the medical industry, along with their affiliates.  With the newly proposed CMS 2021 fee schedule, next year may present additional monetary challenges. While the newly...
Telehealth Information

Telehealth Information

Telehealth Information By Nicoleta Rahovan, CPC, CANPC – Lead Coder On March 6, 2020 CMS broadened access to Medicare Telehealth services during COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). These guidelines are effective for DOS on and after March 1, 2020, until the end of...
Identifying COVID-19 Patients

Identifying COVID-19 Patients

Identifying COVID-19 Patients By Nicoleta Rahovan, CPC, CANPC – Lead Coder On March 18, 2020, the CDC announced that The World Health Organization (WHO) developed a new diagnosis code U07.1, COVID-19 that may be used for DOS on or after April 1, 2020. This code can...
COVID-19 – RCM Company Update

COVID-19 – RCM Company Update

COVID-19 – RCM COMPANY UPDATE by BY GARY CONWAY, PRESIDENT Like so many of you, we have spent the last several days and weeks learning about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it is impacting our world. For RCM, that means understanding how it affects our employees,...