Category Archives: Medicare Contractor News

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Noridian to Host SNF/Swing Bed Billing Requirements Webinar

Noridian Healthcare Solutions will host a webinar on April 17, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. Central Time. This session includes: Billing Requirements Claim Adjustments Leave of Absence (LOA) Medicare Advantage (MA) residents Medical Review and CERT Common Errors To sign up for the webinar, click HERE.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

First Coast Targeted Probe & Educate Topics

First Coast Service Options, Medicare Administrative Contractor for the State of Florida as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, has posted updated Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) topics. To no surprise, the list includes inpatient rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities and outpatient therapy providers. Topic list below includes service specific TPE reviews…
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Skilled Nursing Facility Consolidated Billing

Palmetto GBA will be providing an informative Part A Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing webcast on April 25, 2018 at 10 am ET!  This webcast is designed to provide an overview of SNF Coverage, SNF Consolidated Billing (CB), MDS Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs), claim submission, and documentation. To register for the 1 hour webcast,…
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Friday, March 9, 2018

Palmetto Updates Therapy Policies

Palmetto GBA, the Medicare Administrative Contractor for the states of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, has updated their physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy local coverage determinations (LCDs) for nonprivate practices in the above mentioned states. To access the revised LCDs, click HERE.

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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