News

Sat, 12/01/2012
This article appeared in the December issue of the Radiology Coding & Compliance Expert. CMS has released the Final Rule for the 2013 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System. In this article we’ll discuss the aspects of the Rule that are most important for radiology. The Final Rule was published in the November 15 Federal Register, and public comments on codes with interim APC assignments (status NI) are due in 60 days from... [+]
Thu, 11/01/2012
This article appeared in the November issue of the Radiology Coding & Compliance Expert. On September 28 CMS published new rules for reporting the place of service (POS) code and provider address on claims for professional and technical component services. The rules do not go into effect until April 1 of next year, but in the meantime they are creating a great deal of confusion and anxiety in the radiology community. In this article we’ll give you a rundown on the new requirements and... [+]