Submit the MBI Without Hyphens or Spaces to Avoid Rejection of Your Claim

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® CMS released a revised SE18006 on June 21, 2018 “to emphasize the need to submit the MBI without hyphens or spaces to avoid rejection of your claim. All other information remains the same.” “This Special Edition MLN Matters® Article is intended for physicians, providers, and…… Continue reading Submit the MBI Without Hyphens or Spaces to Avoid Rejection of Your Claim

MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION RELEASES REPORT ON MEDICARE AND THE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® Washington, DC, June 15, 2018—Today the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) releases its June 2018 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System. As part of its mandate from the Congress, each June MedPAC reports on issues affecting the Medicare program as…… Continue reading MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION RELEASES REPORT ON MEDICARE AND THE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM

New Resource: CMS Web Wheel

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® CMS has posted an educational tool – CMS Web Wheel – to “Learn about Educational Resources for Medicare Fee-For-Service Providers; CMS Initiatives; and MAC Resources.” The tool provides websites for information based on the topic selected (clicked on). For example, I selected the Beneficiary Notices…… Continue reading New Resource: CMS Web Wheel

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – New Medicare Card Project

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® Do you, your facility, your agency or your office have questions about the new Medicare Cards being issued/mailed to beneficiaries? If so, your questions may be a download and a view away. CMS has posted a Frequently Asked Questions document with questions & answers as…… Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – New Medicare Card Project

New Medicare Beneficiary Identifier – Get It, Use It

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare® On Friday, May 25, 2018 CMS posted a special MLN Matters “intended for physicians, providers, and suppliers submitting claims to Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs), including Durable Medical Equipment MACs (DME MACs) and Home Health and Hospice MACs, for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries.: This 5-page…… Continue reading New Medicare Beneficiary Identifier – Get It, Use It