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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Note These Additional CERT Areas of Concern

Although E/M claims ranked very high among Part B errors on the government’s most recent CERT report, those weren’t the only services that CMS spotlighted as being problematic. Consider these additional areas spotlighted in the “Medicare Fee-for-Service 2013 Improper Payment Report” when ensuring that you are coding properly. Joint replacements. CMS found a 5.8 percent error rate for major joint [...]