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November 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Changes to the No Surprises Act IDR Process (Page 2)
  • Medical Collection Debt Reporting (Page 3)
  • AZ Foundation Dissolution Notice (Page 3)
  • End of PHI -- Medicaid Alerts (Page 3)
  • MIPS Update (Page 4)
  • Medicare News (Page 5)
  • Introducing RAXIA (Page 6)

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October 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Annual ICD-10 CM Update (Page 2)
  • Physicians Slam Fee Schedule Cuts (Page 3)
  • 2022-2023 Influenza Vaccine Pricing (Page 4)
  • Revisions to Consultation Services (Page 4)
  • BCBSAZ Allows Inpatient Consultations (Page 4)
  • Sloppy Coding Means Lost Revenue (Page 5)
  • MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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September 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • PFS Proposed Rule a Mixed Bag (Page 2)
  • 2023 E/M Code Changes (Page 3)
  • Medical Necessity Denials (Page 4)
  • Prescribing Controlled Substances Out of State (Page 5)
  • MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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August 2022 DRS Newslettert

NEWS Updates

  • Telehealth Changes and 2023 E&M Updates (Page 2)
  • 2023 SNFs Updated Medicare Payment Policies (Page 3)
  • New Provider Type Established (Page 3)
  • New Vaccine Codes (Page 3)
  • Claim Denial Rates as High as 80% (Page 4)
  • UnitedHealthcare News (Page 4)
  • CIGNA 3rd Quarter Update (Pave 5)
  • MIPS Reminders (Page 6)

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July 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • New Codes for Vaccine Counseling (Page 2)
  • HCC Coding Capture and Telehealth (Page 2)
  • How to Document and Bill for Patient E-visits (Page 3)
  • New Care Management Service Codes for 2022 (Page 4)
  • Beware:  Modifier 25 could be DOA (Page 5)
  • MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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June 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Coding Clarification for Wound Care (Page 2)
  • Do Not Bill Pulse Oximetry with E&M Service (Page 3)
  • Preventing Coding and Billing Errors (Page 4)
  • Behavioral Health Screening & Testing Tips (Page 4)
  • Fees Related to Electronic Payments (Page 5)
  • MIPS Update (Page 6)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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May 2022 DRS Newsleteter

NEWS Updates

  • Extended Telehealth Flexibilities Explained (Page 2)
  • Surprise Billing Arbitration Portal Now Open (Page 3)
  • New COVID-19 Vaccine Codes (Page 4)
  • The Problem with Problem Lists (Page 4)
  • Risk Adjustment Fraud in Healthcare (Page 5)
  • MIPS Update (Page 6)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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April 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • PRF Post-Payment Reporting Deadlines (Page 2)
  • AMA Urges Update of Medicare Physician Payments (Page 3)
  • Audit Telehealth Claims for Compliance (Page 3)
  • Nuances of the No Surprises Act (Page 4)
  • Potential Risks, Benefits of Patient Access to Notes (Page 5)
  • Avoid Employee Handbook Crises (Page 5)
  • 2022 MIPS Update (Page 6)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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March 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Expert Insights to Deal with the No Surprises Act (Page 2)
  • Getting What You're Owed Through Proper Coding (Page 3)
  • Principal Care Management Billing Information (Page 4)
  • Preventive Counseling:  99401 (Page 5)
  • Mental Status Exam for Telehealth Visits (Page 5)
  • 2022 MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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February 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • MIPS Shock - No More Bonus Points (Page 2)
  • Quality Measures Updated for 2022 (Page 3)
  • No Surprises Act: Questions Answered (Page 4)
  • $2B Provider Relief Fund Payments Released (Page 5)
  • 2021 MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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January 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Medicare PFS Final Rule 2022 (Page 3)
  • PFS Impact on Telehealth & Care Management (Page 4)
  • Telehealth Expanded for Mental Health Services (Page 5)
  • MIPS Final Rule for 2022 (Page 6)
  • Coding Tips for Capturing Patient Risk (Page 7)
  • Medicare News (Page8)

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