Noridian Healthcare Solution Publishes Prefabricated Splint Article

Noridian Healthcare Solution, Medicare Administrative Contractor for the states of Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming, has published a revised article providing clarification regarding the billing of CPT codes 29105, 29125, 29126, 29130, 29131, 97760, 97799 for the application of a splint when also billing the L code…

Who Will MIPS Apply To?

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) that physical, occupational and speech therapists have had to participate in the past several years to avoid a payment reduction ended on December 31, 2016. PQRS was replaced with a new program called Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) that combines 3 previous programs and adds one additional category. Providers…

What is MIPS and Should I Care?

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) that physical, occupational and speech therapists have had to participate in the past several years to avoid a payment reduction ended on December 31, 2016. PQRS was replaced with a new program called Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) that combines 3 previous programs and adds one additional category. Providers…