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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Medicare Errors:

E/M Errors Plague Medicare Claims Accuracy

CERT results reveal $38.2 billion in improper Medicare payments--$1.4 billion of which was underpaid. If your practice’s collections rate was off by ten percent, you’d be in big trouble, right? Well, that’s the 2013 Medicare Fee-for-Service improper payment rate, and your MAC may come looking for money you still owe to them. CMS’s new Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) results, [...]