Reporting appropriate use criteria in claims for Medicare patients
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) releases requirements for reporting appropriate use criteria (AUC) in claims for Medicare patients.
13 reasons your practice should have a medical record audit
A coding guru explains how having regular reviews of your practice’s documentation, billing and coding practices can help ensure appropriate payment.
Medicare waste, fraud & abuse
Discover what the AMA is doing with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to forge a fair and accurate medical billing system for physicians.
Verdict’s in on terminal prognoses: Doctors aren’t fortunetellers
n a Medicare hospice fraud case, federal appeals court sides with the AMA on medical judgment calls such as how long a patient has left to live.
Student documentation: Must teaching physicians re-document the EHR work of students?
Medical student documentation is the process of medical students documenting clinical services, including history, physical exam and/or medical decision making, in a patient’s electronic medical record.
Doctors tell court: Medicare must seek comment before rule changes
Without feedback, government rules become unclear, burdensome and costly, the AMA Litigation Center tells the U.S. Supreme Court in an amicus brief.
Medicare audits could take less punitive approach in 2018
Physicians advocate for more targeted approach to Medicare audits with less focus on penalties and more emphasis on education to avoid errors.
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