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National Correct Coding Initiative Edits (NCCI)...

Back in 1996, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) developed the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) to promote correct coding and prevent...

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Review of Current Medicare Administrative Contractors...

Since Medicare’s inception in 1966, private health care insurers have processed medical claims for Medicare beneficiaries. Originally these entities were known as Part A...

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Staff Spotlight: Katie Zibelin...

Welcome Katie Zibelin, Experian Health Marketing’s newest team member. Katie made her Experian debut in August 2015 as an intern where she supported client...

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Recent CMS Change Requests for HIV, HPV, FISS Travel A...

Screening for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection On February 5, CMS released a change request to inform contractors that CMS has determined that...

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ICD-10 Updates: The Freeze is Over...

After five years of ICD-10 classification system code freezes, October 1, 2016 will see the system back on the routine cycle for annual updates....

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Coding Revisions to National Coverage Determinations...

On February 26th, CMS published a One-Time Notification, Transmittal 1630, Change Request 9540. This change request (CR) is the 6th maintenance update of ICD-10...

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Announcement from HHS: The Health Care Industry Cybers...

At HHS, we’re working today with an eye on the horizon. We’re committed to building a health care system that provides better care, spends...

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Special Edition MLN Matters Articles Regarding Billing...

On March 16, CMS released three special edition MLN Matters articles on submitting claims to MACs for chiropractic services provided to Medicare beneficiaries. Special...

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Telehealth Services: Change Request from CMS...

On March 11, CMS released a change request to display the list of telehealth services that were once available through the manual updates to...

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