CMS Publishes January 2017 Medical Billing Errors Newsletter

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has published its latest Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter, which provides guidance to address medical billing process errors.

The newsletter is designed to identify common billing errors and other erroneous activities when dealing with the Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Program.

Topics discussed in the January 2017 issue include the following:

  • Retinal photocoagulation
  • Facet joint injection
  • Radiation therapy
  • Stem cell transplants
  • Long-term acute care stays

The newsletter is intended to provide guidance to help health care professionals address and avoid the top issues of the particular quarter.

To access the January 2017 issue, click here.


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