Category Archives: Medicare Contractor News

Friday, October 20, 2017

New Wound Care Policy for Therapists in Florida

First Coast Service Options has published a future local coverage determination (LCD) for wound care for providers in the state of Florida. The effective date for the new LCD is for dates of service on or after December 7, 2017. This LCD will also apply to Medicare providers in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands….
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Friday, July 7, 2017

Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Medical Review Errors Webinar

The Noridian Provider Outreach and Education (POE) staff is hosting a SNF Medical Review Errors webinar on July 13, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Central Time. This session includes: Skilled services Coverage requirements Documentation requirements Billing tips Medical Review errors To sign up for this webinar or other webinar of interest, click HERE.

Friday, April 21, 2017

SNF Quality Reporting Program Training

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a live webcast for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET. The focus of this training will be to assist providers from the following care settings in better understanding how Review and Correct Reports fit within the…
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Friday, April 21, 2017

IRF Upcoming Webinar

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a live webcast for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs) on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET. The focus of this training will be to assist providers from the following care settings in better understanding how Review and Correct Reports fit within the…
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Noridian to Host Appeals Webinar

The Noridian Provider Outreach and Education (POE) staff is hosting a two-part Appeals webinar. Part 1 will be on March 23, 2017 and Part 2 will be on March 28, 2017, both starting at 1 p.m. Central Time. Each session will last approximately one hour. Part 1 will include: The five levels of appeal Form…
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Cotiviti Has Received CMS Approval to Begin Audit Activity

On March 6, 2017, Cotiviti received approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to begin audit activities for RAC regions 2 and 3. To view the approved list that does include outpatient therapy services provided above $3700, click HERE. In the search box, type in the word “therapy”.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Meet the New Recovery Auditor Contractor

Cotiviti is the new Recovery Auditor for Regions 2 and 3. If you are new to Medicare, new to the CMS Recovery Audit Contract (RAC), or just new to working with Cotiviti, plan on attending a free conference call on March 1, 2017 at 10:00AM ET. During this conference call, Cotiviti will   Explain some…
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

CGS to Host IRF Teleconference

CGS Administrators will be hosting an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Ask the Contractor Teleconference (ACT) on January 24, 2017 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm CST. The focus of discussion will be based on the recently published IRF documentation article titled: Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Errors and Common Denial Reasons. Registration…
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