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The Justice Department is suing to block two proposed mergers between major health insurance companies, saying the deals violate antitrust laws and would lead to higher health care costs for Americans. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch explained the decision at a press conference: “If allowed to proceed, these mergers would fundamentally reshape the health insurance…Details
T67.0XXD — Heatstroke and sunstroke, subsequent encounter.
Y93.02 — Activity, running.
Y92.414 — local residential or Business Street as the place of occurrence of the external cause.
On July 7, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that updates payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after January 1, 2017.Details
S62.035A — Non–displaced fracture of proximal third of navicular [scaphoid] bone of left wrist, initial encounter for closed fracture.
Y93.18 — Activity, surfing, windsurfing and boogie boarding.
Y92.832 — Beach as the place of occurrence of the external cause.
Automated Claim Correction via the Interactive Voice Recognition (IVR) unit is coming soon, which will allow you to conduct an unlimited number of telephone claim corrections for select Medicare Part B claims via the IVR.Details
Colorado Medicaid is changing its name to Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program) this summer. Join the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing for a webinar exclusively for health care providers to learn about this exciting change!Details