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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Physician Notes:

OIG Recommends Removing SSNs From Medicare Cards

Plus: This MAC spells out ‘high risk’ MDM component. It’s a common complaint: You ask your patient for his Medicare card and he complains that he doesn’t like you making copies of it because it includes his Social Security Number (SSN). Because Americans are increasingly warned not to share their SSN with anyone, this creates a problem both for practices [...]