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All posts by: Charity Singleton Craig

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Charity Singleton Craig is a freelance writer and editor who provides communications and marketing services for CIPROMS. She is responsible for creating, editing, and managing all content, design, and interaction on the company website and social media channels in order to promote CIPROMS as a thought leader in healthcare billing and management.


Medicare Denies Payment for Add-on Conscious Sedation Code

Physicians taking advantage of new unbundled codes for billing moderate or conscious sedation are receiving denials from Medicare for one of them. That code, 99153, which is the add-on code for additional time spent administering conscious sedation by a provider who’s also performing the primary service, has been denied by Medicare when the service was performed in a facility setting. Read more

IHCP Says Medicaid Provider Enrollment Is Back On Track: Here’s What You Should Know

In July 2017, the Indiana Health Coverage Programs announced a delay in provider enrollment for its various Indiana Medicaid programs. On October 10, IHCP reported that they have reduced the backlog and currently are processing normal levels of enrollment “inventory.” As IHCP gets back on track, here are a few tips from CIPROMS Director of Provider Enrollment Denise O’Brien for staying ahead of the game in enrolling providers in Indiana Medicaid. Read more

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