Updating medical assistants cert


21-Dec-2014 23:38

Additional Information and Corrections to Previous Transmittals Regarding Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes and Modifiers for Low Osmolar Contrast Material, Orthotics, and Durable Medical Equipment Revision to Required Messages in Change Request (CR) 2944, Implementation of Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing Edit for Therapy Codes Considered Separately Payable Physician Services Requirement for Carriers, Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers (DMERCs), Fiscal Intermediaries (FIs), and Full Program Safeguard Contractors (PSCs) to Encourage Providers to Submit Medical Records to the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Contractor for Use in the November 2004 Improper Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Payments Report How Fiscal Intermediary's are to Record Coinsurance Amounts from The Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report for Providers Who Elected to Accept Reduced Coinsurance for Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Services Temporary 5 Percent Payment Increase for Home Health Services Furnished in a Rural Area for One Year Under the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS), Change of HH PPS Annual Update from a Fiscal Year Update to a Calendar Year Update, and Adjustment of HH PPS Annual Update to the Home Health Market Basket Percentage Increase Minus 0.8 Percent Application of the Medicare Secondary Payer for the Working Aged Provision and the Medicare Secondary for the Disabled Provision to Former Spouses and Certain Family Members with Coverage Under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program Annual Changes to the Amount in Controversy (AIC) Thresholds for the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) and Judicial Review Levels of the Claim Appeals Process as Required by Section 940 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) of 2003 Hospital Outpatient Billing and Payment under OPPS for New, Unclassified Drugs or Biologicals Approved by the FDA After January 1, 2004, But Before Assignment of a Product-Specific Drug/Biological HCPCS Code Paper Remittance Advice format change to accommodate the forced balancing amount to balance at the claim level as well as the provider level, a flat file change, and a change in the companion document for fiscal intermediaries (FIs).

Expansion of Policy Where Patient is a Member of a Medicare Advantage (MA) Organization For Only a Portion of the Billing Period to Include Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRF) and Long Term Care Hospitals (LTCH) NCD: Sensory Nerve Conduction Threshold Test (s NCTs) (NOTE THAT Change Request (CR) 3339 CONSTITUTES A TECHNICAL CORRECTION TO PREVIOUSLY ISSUED CR 2988 dated 03/19/04.

Classes are 100% On-line – never attend an actual site.

CR 2988 ORIGINALLY COMMUNICATED ON MARCH 19, 2004 VIA RO-2541, SHOULD BE DISCARDED AND REPLACED WITH CR 3339.

One time instructions for audit intermediary cost reporting processes to accommodate claims processing error that prevented some supply charges from being reported on home health prospective payment system claims Instructions Related to "Redistribution of Unused Resident Positions," Section 422 of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), P. 108-173, for Purposes of Graduate Medical Education (GME) Payments Instructions for Carriers, DMERCs, FIs, and full PSCs when interacting with the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Contractor (i.e., handling appeals of CERT-initiated denials, contacting non-responders, tracking over/underpayments Instructions Related to "Redistribution of Unused Resident Positions," Section 422 of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), P.

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