A program designed to push providers to consult for "appropriate use" of advanced diagnostic imaging services ordered for Medicare beneficiaries to avoid claim denials will not be enforced until 2022 instead of next year as initially proposed, according to a…
The following is a column from Stark CEO Mick Raich: As predicted earlier this year, we are starting to see the cars pile up on the derailed billing train. With the shut down and suspension of billing in April and…
Vachette and Stark CEO Mick Raich explores a number of new policy changes from UHC that are continuing to target labs and out-of-network providers during a vulnerable time.
As part of a recently issued Coronavirus FAQ, CMS announced that as of Aug. 3 it is resuming prepayment and post-payment Medicare audits.
As part of the proposed 2021 MPFS changes, radiology is set to see an overall payment reduction of 11% to accommodate scheduled payment boosts for E/M services
How has your company leadership responded to COVID-19? Did they have cash on hand to weather the storm? Was there infighting over tough decisions?
Hundreds of new codes will be added to the ICD-10 code set on Oct. 1 as part of a June 30 update issued by the ICD-10-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee.
As we work our way through the COVID-19 crisis, some of our practices and health systems are bracing for a tough fall season.
This week, Stark and Vachette Pathology CEO Mick Raich discusses the continued push for hospital price transparency and other COVID-19 updates.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released guidance Monday stipulating that providers who received more than $10,000 in Provider Relief Fund (PRF) payments will need to complete financial reporting to indicate how the money was spent.