The Northern California Chapter of HFMA has Local, State and National Healthcare News and Information to share with our members. The contents are informational only but are noteworthy for those in healthcare. We hope you find this information of interest and helpful. Please select your category of interest from the list on the right.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

NEW: MM9876 – Implementation of New Influenza Virus Vaccine Code

Change Request (CR) 9876 provides instructions for payment and edits for the common working file (CWF) to include influenza virus vaccine code 90682 (Influenza virus vaccine, quadrivalent (RIV4), derived from recombinant DNA, hemagglutinin (HA) protein only, preservative and antibiotic free, for intramuscular use) for claims with dates of service on...

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Medicare Learning Network

Telehealth Services Fact Sheet – Revised

CMS has published the Telehealth Services Fact Sheet – Revised. Please share within your department and/or region as appropriate. Learn about: • Originating sites • Distant site practitioners • Telehealth services • Billing and payment for professional services furnished via telehealth and the originating site facility fee Download a PDF...

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Medicare Learning Network

Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System Fact Sheet — Revised

Please see the CMS information regarding “Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System Fact Sheet — Revised“ and share within your department and/or region as appropriate. The Fact Sheet provides an update to the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Quality Reporting Program section. Download a PDF of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment...

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Home Health Agency Conditions of Participation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule that modernizes the Home Health Agency Conditions of Participation (CoPs). The final rule, effective on July 13, 2017, will improve the quality of health care services for all home health patients and strengthen patients’ rights. The regulation reflects...

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Guidance for Clinical Laboratories

This article is intended for Medicare Part B clinical laboratories that submit claims to Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) for services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries and are required to report private payor rate data to the...

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