Check Medicare Claim Status Online

Check Medicare Claim Status Online

Earlier the status of Medicare claims can be obtained only through automated phone system but now all Medicare contractors are working closely with CMS to integrate “Individuals Authorized Access to the CMS Computer Services (IACS)” to offer secure and fast access to beneficiary eligibility, claims status, online remittances, financial information, PQRS and eRx incentive details,…

What is CAHPS?

What is CAHPS?

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) require health plans to conduct a member satisfaction survey called the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS). Results are produced annually and compared with national benchmarks. The surveys are administered in early spring by mail, with telephonic…

Medicare Coverage for Abortions

Medicare Coverage for Abortions

Abortions are not covered Medicare procedures except: If the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest; or In the case where a woman suffers from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself, that would, as certified by…