Category Archives for Medicare Billing Tips

Limit Your CPT® Code Set Updates to January? Here’s Why That’s a Bad Idea

Payers don’t accept eted CPT® codes, so your claims can’t succeed if your medical procedure codes are out of date. But do you know how often you need to update your CPT® code set? It may be often than you think. Here are some pointers to keep in mind to give your claims their best chance at accurate payment.

Filed Under: Billing & Coding Tips, Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Medicare Billing Tips

Chronic Care Management Coding Guidelines Effective January 1, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released new billing requirements for chronic care management services. CMS initiated these latest billing changes in order to improve payment accuracy for CCM services as well as reduce the administrative burden for providers.

Filed Under: How to Bill Medicare, Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Medicare Billing Tips