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Is your practice utilizing the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) correctly?

The Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage, or ABN for short, is a waiver of liability that is provided to all Medicare patients if the provider believes an item/service may not be covered by Medicare or considered medically necessary.  Now that … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – Bilateral procedures and MUEs

Are you stumped on when to use modifier 50 instead of modifiers LT and/or RT for Medicare? Modifier 50 is defined as a bilateral procedure which is performed on both sides of the body in the same operative session or … Read Full Post

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Medicare Billing for Seasonal Flu Vaccines

As you know, Medicare began covering annual influenza immunizations in 1993 for all Medicare beneficiaries. Medicare covers both the costs of the vaccine and its administration by recognized providers. There is no coinsurance or co-payment applied to this benefit, and … Read Full Post

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