CMS published a Final Rule outlining Medicare providers’ duty to report and return overpayment within 60 days of identification.
For only the second time in history, the government ordered a healthcare provider to pay a hefty civil monetary penalty for HIPAA violations.
It can be costly to comply with the many regulations governing the ambulance industry and even more costly to ignore them. But an effective compliance officer can improve the company’s bottom line!
October 1, 2015 was an important date in EMS billing history. It marked the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 Codes. It’s now 3 months later – was it a smooth transition?
The Final Rule contains several notable ambulance-specific provisions that impact billing, compliance and operations.
Registration is officially open for the abc360 Spring 2016 Conference Series. The entire Conference Series is approved for CEUs for CAC, CACO and CAPO.
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CMS released an ICD-10 Cross Walk for Medical Conditions List which means the Ambulance Condition Codes can still be used now that the transition to ICD-10 has begun.
Congress just extended the Medicare ground ambulance bonus payments until December 31, 2017. The Bill also significantly expands Medicare's current prior authorization program for repetitive non-emergency transports.
NAAC , the nation’s leading source for education and certification programs in ambulance compliance, announces the nation’s first and only Certified Ambulance Privacy Officer (CAPO) program.
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