Timely filing extensions for claim submissions that were instituted by the IRS/DOL last March as part of a Covid-19 National Emergency declaration will be extended
Due to Covid-19, CMS has announced it will automatically extend its extreme and uncontrollable circumstances policy to all 2020 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) clinicians who have only submitted limited data. Previously, individuals and groups impacted by the Covid Public…
HHS is now allowing Provider Relief Fund Recipients more time to report on their use of funds after extending the Feb. 15 deadline.
The following Covid-19 coding changes are effective as of Jan. 1, 2021:
In his first update of 2021, Vachette and Stark Medical Auditing CEO Mick Raich unpacks the details of the latest COVID relief package passed by Congress, including a payment bump for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
Providers anxiously waiting for additional government funding to offset pandemic-related losses received a salve Wednesday when HHS announced it is now distributing more than $24 billion in Phase 3 Provider Relief Fund payments.
The American Medical Association has published a host of new codes to cover the yet-to-be-released COVID-19 vaccine.
In his latest video, Vachette and Stark CEO Mick Raich reviews a recent letter from the AHA to Congress highlighting the issues with payers reporting record profits when our health system is fighting a pandemic.
The health system shut downs that took place in April and May (and in some instances stretched further) are still having downstream effects on revenue cycle operations for many of our clients.
The American Hospital Association recently penned a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee in an effort to highlight some of the many challenges hospitals and health systems are encountering as they continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, all…