Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the PDF documents.Graduate Courses at Pacific University Occupational Therapists may be interested in the following interdisciplinary courses offered by the College of Health Professions, Pacific University. Check with Pacific about their Certificate Program Classes may be taken individually or each course taken may be applied to the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology for Healthcare Providers.Additional Information and Corrections to Previous Transmittals Regarding Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes and Modifiers for Low Osmolar Contrast Material, Orthotics, and Durable Medical Equipment Revision to Required Messages in Change Request (CR) 2944, Implementation of Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing Edit for Therapy Codes Considered Separately Payable Physician Services Requirement for Carriers, Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers (DMERCs), Fiscal Intermediaries (FIs), and Full Program Safeguard Contractors (PSCs) to Encourage Providers to Submit Medical Records to the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Contractor for Use in the November 2004 Improper Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Payments Report How Fiscal Intermediary's are to Record Coinsurance Amounts from The Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) Report for Providers Who Elected to Accept Reduced Coinsurance for Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Services Temporary 5 Percent Payment Increase for Home Health Services Furnished in a Rural Area for One Year Under the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS), Change of HH PPS Annual Update from a Fiscal Year Update to a Calendar Year Update, and Adjustment of HH PPS Annual Update to the Home Health Market Basket Percentage Increase Minus 0.8 Percent Application of the Medicare Secondary Payer for the Working Aged Provision and the Medicare Secondary for the Disabled Provision to Former Spouses and Certain Family Members with Coverage Under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program Annual Changes to the Amount in Controversy (AIC) Thresholds for the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) and Judicial Review Levels of the Claim Appeals Process as Required by Section 940 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) of 2003 Hospital Outpatient Billing and Payment under OPPS for New, Unclassified Drugs or Biologicals Approved by the FDA After January 1, 2004, But Before Assignment of a Product-Specific Drug/Biological HCPCS Code Paper Remittance Advice format change to accommodate the forced balancing amount to balance at the claim level as well as the provider level, a flat file change, and a change in the companion document for fiscal intermediaries (FIs).Expansion of Policy Where Patient is a Member of a Medicare Advantage (MA) Organization For Only a Portion of the Billing Period to Include Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRF) and Long Term Care Hospitals (LTCH) NCD: Sensory Nerve Conduction Threshold Test (s NCTs) (NOTE THAT Change Request (CR) 3339 CONSTITUTES A TECHNICAL CORRECTION TO PREVIOUSLY ISSUED CR 2988 dated 03/19/04.Additional Instructions Related to the "Redistribution of Unused Resident Positions," Section 422 of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), P. 108-173, for Purposes of Graduate Medical Education (GME) Payments January 2005 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Billing for Devices that do not have Transitional Pass-Through Status, and that are not Classified as New Technology Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) Groups Development of a Coordination of Benefits Agreement (COBA) Auxiliary File and Modification of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 837 Coordination of Benefits (COB) Flat File and National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) File January 2005 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS): Summary of OPPS Outpatient Code Editor (OCE) Data Changes and OPPS PRICER Logic Changes; Changes to Payment for Diagnostic Mammography This instruction is to inform the fiscal intermediaries that the January 2005 Outpatient Prospective Payment System Outpatient Code Editor (OPPS OCE) Specifications have been updated with new additions, changes, and deletions Instructions Applicable to the Audit of Hospitals that are Part of an Affiliated Group in Relation to the "Redistribution of Unused Resident Positions," Section 422 of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), P. 108-173, for Purposes of Graduate Medical Education (GME) Payments Section 630 of the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) allows for the reimbursement for ambulance services provided by IHS/Tribal Hospitals, including CAHs, which manage and operate hospital-based ambulances.
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CR 2988 ORIGINALLY COMMUNICATED ON MARCH 19, 2004 VIA RO-2541, SHOULD BE DISCARDED AND REPLACED WITH CR 3339.
One time instructions for audit intermediary cost reporting processes to accommodate claims processing error that prevented some supply charges from being reported on home health prospective payment system claims Instructions Related to "Redistribution of Unused Resident Positions," Section 422 of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), P. 108-173, for Purposes of Graduate Medical Education (GME) Payments Instructions for Carriers, DMERCs, FIs, and full PSCs when interacting with the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Contractor (i.e., handling appeals of CERT-initiated denials, contacting non-responders, tracking over/underpayments Instructions Related to "Redistribution of Unused Resident Positions," Section 422 of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), P.
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