Tagged with HIPAA

CMS Reintroduces QMB Information in Provider RAs and MSNs

CMS has issued a reminder to Medicare providers regarding proper billing for certain beneficiaries enrolled in the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program and also announced the reinstatement of QMB information in provider Remittance Advices (RAs) and Medicare Summary Notices (MSNs).

CMS Issues Clarification around Texting Patient Orders

CMS, on December 28th, issued a Survey and Certification Memorandum (S&C Memo) to state survey agencies to clarify and reinforce its position that it prohibits physicians and health care providers from texting orders.

UHC will Require CLIA Number on Laboratory Claims

Effective November 1, for participating providers and August 1, for non-participating providers, UnitedHealthcare will require CLIA Number on Laboratory Claims submitted on a CMS 1500 form or HIPAA 5010 837 P file.