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Your MAC has been processing claims based on the “new” 2015 rules for a few weeks now, but your head may still be spinning over the changes. Sit back and get the scoop on proper claims submissions thanks to the following five tips provided by NGS Medicare’s Nathan L. Kennedy, Jr., CPC, CHC, CPPM, CPC-I during the MAC’s Jan. 27 online conference, “J6 January Quarterly Release Webinar.”
1. Update Your Interventional Cardiology Specialty Code. “CMS established a new specialty code for interventional cardiology, and that specialty code is C3,” Kennedy said. “In the past, interventional cardiology was not an acceptable Medicare specialty and you had to go with cardiology, but now you can submit an application for that specialty if the specialist is new best essay writers uk, or you can request a change for someone...
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