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News Alert ! CMS has added the following ICD-10 codes:
Description of the Problem National Government Services has identified a claims processing issue in which claims for the following immunization and administration procedures codes incorrectly denied due to an incorrect diagnosis code.
Checking Your Medicare FFS Claim Status News Update From CMS | October 20, 2015
From CMS : Use ICD-10 Now – Here’s how….. On October 1 the United States health care community transitioned to ICD-10. CMS wants providers to be successful in using ICD-10 and remains committed to working with industry on the transition.
CMS will make further updates to the EHR Incentive Programs website to include new information and resources on the latest requirements for the EHR Incentive Programs, including information on program participation in 2015. ****Please remember documentation is key to correct coding***** … Read more Coming Soon from CMS ……
CMS Links Future Medicare LCD policies for ICD-10 Be sure to be in YOUR correct area prior to search Local Coverage Determinations (LCD)
From NGS Medicare Alerts:Prevent Claim Rejections: Beneficiary Name and Health Insurance Claim Number Must MatchIt has come to our attention that many providers in Jurisdiction K are submitting claims in which the beneficiary’s name and Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN), also known as the Medicare number, do not match.