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Anesthesia Coding Alert

Compliance: Don't Get Lost in the Medicare Card Number Confusion


- Published on Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Transition is difficult, but will be more HIPAA friendly. As confusion continues to ebb and flow over new Medicare beneficiary numbers, CMS offers more guidance and an open door forum for Medicaid providers and their staffs. Now:  Currently, beneficiaries' Medicare cards contain their Social Security numbers (SSNs) as the primary identifiers. The SSNs also work as the Health Insurance Claim [...]





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