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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Coding Errors:

CMS: Improper E/M Coding Remains a Growing Problem

Part B error rate is worse this year than last. No matter where you look, you’re likely to find a news story about a practice that billed Medicare incorrectly, but that fact doesn’t seem to discourage practices from coding incorrectly. In fact, error rates seem to be climbing instead of dropping. The 2014 Medicare Fee-for-Service improper payment rate ratcheted up [...]