In May of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a change request for the purpose of making revisions to the Electric Funds Transfer (EFT) Payments and CHOWs section of the "Medicare Program Integrity Manual."
If you are a provider or supplier submitting claims to Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) for services to Medicare beneficiaries, you must comply with Medicare enrollment change requirements to ensure the continuation of your Medicare billing privileges.
In this extraordinarily busy hurricane season, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has kept pace by providing administrative exceptions and waiving certain provider requirements to facilitate continuing services to those in need.
In an effort to reduce the burden on those claims processors who submit claims correctly, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that it will target those providers and suppliers that have high error rates.
Are payer enrollment requirements taking up more and more of your staff's time? Are you burdened with payer enrollment tasks and follow-ups? Are you frustrated by the amount of time it takes to train your staff on provider enrollment and medical credentialing work and to keep up with the latest trends and requirements?
If your practice or healthcare facility undergoes an organization change or change in office location, you must report the changes quickly to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) or face significant penalties.
The Social Security numbers for 57.7 million Americans are about to get a little safer.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to fight against identity theft as well as to prevent illegal use of Medicare benefits.
You know it's essential to be a provider with government and commercial insurance companies. Your practice needs steady patient referrals - not to mention cash flow! But are you mired down in the medical credentialing and provider enrollment processes by making these common mistakes?
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that administers the Medicare and Medicaid programs, has finished its initial round of revalidations and is resuming ongoing revalidation cycles.
You know that CAQH is important for credentialing and payer enrollment for your practice. But what exactly is CAQH and how does this organization contribute to reducing healthcare costs - especially administrative costs - while increasing information accuracy?