News Flash 2nd Quarter 2017

In this issue: New Medicare Number: Prepare Your Systems for April 2018 Creating and Verifying Your National Provider Identifier Call — July 12 Medical Privacy of Protected Health Information Fact Sheet — Revised HHS ASPR/CIP HPH Cyber Notice: Current Ransomware Campaign And More… Read...

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Transportation for Sono-EKG

BRIEF Only a fraction of the EKG and ultrasound tests paid for by Medicare are performed outside of physicians’ offices or hospital settings and, thus, are potentially affected by the payment policy changes. In 1995, Medicare paid approximately $597 million for 14 million EKGs...

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News Flash! 4th Quarter 2016

A quarterly newsletter to keep you informed! Payment Reduction for X-Rays Taken Using Film; Effective Date: January 1, 2017 MLN Matters®Number: MM9727 Change Request (CR) 9727 reduces the technical component (TC) (including the TC portion of a global service) of X-ray imaging services provided...

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