Last Spring, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York finalized an agreement with the federal gNew York State Sealovernment for a groundbreaking waiver that will allow the state to re-invest $8 billion in federal savings generated by Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) reforms. The goals of the MRT waiver amendment are nothing short of transforming the state-funded healthcare system.

Modifier 25 and 91Appropriate use of modifiers is one of the most common areas of confusion in medical billing. That confusion often leads to unnecessary denials, delayed payment and even payor audits.

precisionmedicineOn January 20, 2015, as part of his State of the Union address, President Obama announced the upcoming launch of the White House’s Precision Medicine Initiative.(1) The Initiative will allocate $215 million in 2016 for work to collect and use genomic, lifestyle and other clinical data to further

Supreme Court SealSource: Proskauer Rose Client Alert

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in King v. Burwell: Will Impermissible Federal Coercion Save the ACA?

CMSOn February 17, through a Federal Register notice CMS announced it will push back finalizing its February 16, 2012  proposed rule concerning the reporting and returning of Medic

ICD 10 Codes for Dermatologists. We offer a continuing series targeting specialty-specific ICD 10 codes for psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, dermatitis and all things Dermatology-related.

Supreme Court SealOn March 4, Supreme Court justices will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell in the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Let's start with the basics, King vs. Burwell does NOT challenge the constitutionality of the health law.

Gastroenterology: Continuing our series on ICD-10-CM basics we are offering high-level primers to illustrate the differences on specific documentation requirements for various specialties.

CMSIn a CMS Daily Bulletin, CMS Announced an extension for physicians to attest Meaningful Use. Contents of the bulletin are included below.

New EHR Attestation Deadline for Medicare Eligible Professionals: March 20, 2015