Telehealth Make Sure Your Practice Is Compliant Before the OIG Comes Calling

Telehealth – Make Sure Your Practice Is Compliant Before the OIG Comes Calling

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS made several policy changes that allowed Medicare beneficiaries to access a wider range of telehealth services, alleviating some of the burden and risk of an in-person encounter at a healthcare facility. This coverage was established due to the public health emergency (PHE) for COVID-19. The coverage began on…

Care Management Services Guidelines and CY2022 Proposed RVU Changes

Care Management Services: Guidelines and CY2022 Proposed RVU Changes

Per the most current Federal Register CMS has proposed significant RVU/Fee increases for Chronic Care Management service (CCM) in CY 2022. The following table shows the 5 CCM CPT codes with the proposed increase in RVU/Fees for CY 2022, followed by the current Care Management Service and Coding guidelines. Many practices undervalue Care Management services…

What to do When a Consulting Doctor Skips the Interprofessional Consults Verbal Report

What to do When a Consulting Doctor Skips the Interprofessional Consults Verbal Report

When a consulting doctor skips the interprofessional consult verbal report, it may cause some confusion when trying to submit an accurate code. There is only one code available for an interprofessional consult done without the verbal report. Continue reading below to learn what code should be used in this scenario! Question: Our doctor frequently forgets…