With October 1, 2015, as the new ICD-10 Implementation deadline
, the healthcare industry has just over one year to prepare. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to help push the industry forward with greater readiness.
Effective January 1, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is establishing four new HCPCS modifiers to define subsets of the -59 modifier, a modifier used to define a “Distinct Procedural Service.”
What should you do to be certain that you are billing for every patient in the emergency department? Set up a chart reconciliation process with your billing department or billing company.