U.S. House Committee to Hold ICD-10 Implementation Hearing on Feb 11th

  • Margaret Klasa DC, APN BC
  • Feb 06, 2015
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The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee ’s subcommittee on healthcare will hold a hearing on ICD-10 implementations on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), titled this meeting, “Examining ICD-10 Implementation” and subcommittee members will hear from a number of ICD-10 stakeholders. This subcommittee has been working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ( CMS ) for several months to ensure this deadlin ...

Avoid Reimbursement Issues Due to Misused E/M Codes & Modifier -25

  • Cindy Gallee, JD, RHIA, CHC
  • Feb 04, 2015
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Payers should pay particular attention to physician claims utilizing modifier 25 because this modifier is commonly misused and results in a high claim denial rate. The technical definition for modifier 25 is a significant, separately identifiable evaluation and management service by the same physician or other qualified health care professional on the same day of the procedure or other service. This modifier is used on the Evaluation and Management (E/M) code when there are other services perfo ...

Context Names Cindy Gallee, JD, RHIA, CHC to Role of In-House Counsel

  • Kate Armbruster
  • Jan 22, 2015
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Naperville, IL,  January 22, 2015   -- Context 4 Hea lthcare, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare compliance and reimbursement solutions, announced that it has named Cindy Gallee, JD, RHIA, CHC , to the position of In-House Counsel. Ms. Gallee has been with Context since 2013 in the roles of Compliance Officer and Manager of Medical Content where she oversees Context's HIPAA/HITECH compliance and risk management programs and is responsible for the legal and medical research of hea ...

Context 4 Healthcare, Inc. Launches Innovative ICDTransformerâ„¢ Solution

  • Kate Armbruster
  • Jan 15, 2015
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NAPERVILLE, Ill. (January 15, 2015) – Context 4 Healthcare, Inc. , a leading provider of healthcare compliance and reimbursement solutions, announced today the launch of ICDTransformer™ . With ICDTransformer, providers, health systems, and payers now have a solution for the high cost and low productivity associated with the migration to the ICD-10 code set, mandated for Oct. 1, 2015. ICDTransformer is designed to allow for the continued use of the well-known and understood ICD-9 cod ...

2015 Context Physician Fee Reports - Now Available at Amazon.com!

  • Kate Armbruster
  • Jan 12, 2015
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         The challenge facing physicians Which fees are too high or too low? What can I charge for new procedural c odes? What does Medicare allow? What data can help me with managed care negotiations or payer network contracting?   The solution Resolve these issues with Context Physician Fee Reports. These customized benchmarking tools contain the current Medicare Fee Schedule and usual, customary, a ...

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