IACS Supported CMS Applications and Help Desk Contact Information

IACS Supported CMS Applications and Help Desk Contact Information

This CMS IACS User Guide provides the procedures to obtain an IACS User ID, manage an CMS IACS account, review and approve requests, and manage users for the following CMS applications and Help Desk Contact Information: Bundled Payment – EFT users may contact the Bundled Payments EFT Help Desk at BundledPayments@cms.hhs.gov. Hours of operation are…

Physician signature requirements

Physician signature requirements

Medicare requires that services provided / ordered be authenticated by the author. The signature for each entry must be legible and should include the practitioner’s first and last name. Medicare recommends physician to use their applicable credentials (e.g., P.A., D.O. or M.D.). Stamp signatures are not acceptable. The purpose of a rendering / treating /…

e-Prescribing (eRx) signature requirements

e-Prescribing (eRx) signature requirements

ERX Electronic prescribing is the transmission of prescription or prescription-related information through electronic media. Health care professionals can electronically transmit new prescriptions as well as responses to renewal requests directly to a pharmacy through a qualified eRx system, which eliminates the necessity for writing or faxing prescriptions for non-controlled substances. Note: CMS defines a “qualified…

Medicare Claims from dates of services April 1, 2013 will be on hold till April 14, 2013

Medicare Claims from dates of services April 1, 2013 will be on hold till April 14, 2013

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has identified technical issues with certain parts of the April 2013 quarterly systems release. For claims with dates of service or “through dates” on or after April 1, 2013, the issues affect (1) all home health final claims, (2) outpatient critical access hospital (CAH) and rural health…

HCPCS New Codes

HCPCS New Codes

CPT A4435    Ostomy pouch, drainable, high output, with extended wear barrier (one-piece system), without filter, each CPT A9586   Florbetapir F18, diagnostic, per study dose, up to 10 millicuries CPT C9288   Injection, Centruroides (scorpion) Immune f(ab)2(equine), 1000 IU CPT C9289   Injection, asparaginase Erwinia chrysantheml, 1000 IU CPT C9290   Injection, bupivacaine liposome, 1 mg CPT C9291   Injection,…