The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has published its latest Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter, which provides guidance to address medical billing 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 October 2016 issue include the following:

  • Transluminal Balloon Angioplasty, Venous
  • Endovenous Ablation Therapy of Incompetent Vein
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

CMS provides background on the procedure, the cause(s) of the most improper payments, examples of how providers fail to bill properly, recommendations on how healthcare professionals can avoid improper payments and resources.

To access the October 2016 issue, click here.