Happy Independence Day 2020

The United States of America (USA) was founded on ideals of freedom, justice, and liberty. Every 4th of July we take a moment to reflect on those ideals and celebrate the country’s independence. Be safe and enjoy your family and friends this holiday weekend.

Urgent FFS Claims Change: 2 Percent Payment Adjustment Suspended (Sequestration)

Section 3709 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act temporarily suspends the 2% payment adjustment currently applied to all Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) claims due to sequestration. The suspension is effective for claims with dates of service from May 1 through December 31, 2020. Source:  https://www.cms.gov/outreach-and-educationoutreachffsprovpartprogprovider-partnership-email-archive/2020-04-10-mlnc-se

THE US CS Modifier When Cost-Sharing is Waived

CMS now waives cost-sharing (coinsurance and deductible amounts) under Medicare Part B for Medicare patients for certain COVID-19 testing-related services.  Previously, CMS made available the CS modifier for the gulf oil spill in 2010; however, CMS recently repurposed the CS modifier for COVID-19 purposes.  Now, for services furnished on March 18, 2020, and through the […]

Happy National Nurses Day 2020

We want to recognize all the efforts of nurses! We appreciate you for working side by side with our doctors to ensure we always have the best care. Especially now. We salute you for your sacrifices. You make our world better because you care. .#nationalnursesday #nurse