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Practice Management Alert

Claims and Denials: Possible Simple Solution for Medicare Denial Surge


- Published on Mon, Feb 05, 2018
MACs are zeroing in on physician signatures. The Medicare Program Integrity Manual rule requiring physicians who order patient services to personally sign those orders is not new, but providers are starting to see denials citing such technicalities. Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) are enforcing the rule when denying Medicare payment for orders in instances where the authoring physician did not sign [...]


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