TITLE

CMS Chief of Staff Clarifies ICD-10 Flexibilities for Docs

AUTHOR(S)
Slabodkin, Greg
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Healthdatamanagement.com;9/4/2015, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the announcement by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association in July 2015 of the International Classification of Diseased (ICD)-10 flexibilities in the Medicare claims auditing and quality reporting process, for physicians and other practitioners whose claims are billed under the Part B physician fee schedule. Topics covered include the denial of a claim, the CMS quality program, and the use of a valid code.
ACCESSION #
109275723

 

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