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Update On Moderate Sedation Coding

For 2017, the AMA revised the codes and coding rules for moderate (conscious) sedation. In prior years, moderate sedation was bundled to with nearly 450 CPT® codes. Now, moderate sedation is always reported and paid separately, when medically necessary and properly documented.

For 2017, the AMA revised the codes and coding rules for moderate (conscious) sedation. In prior years, moderate sedation was bundled to with nearly 450 CPT® codes. Now, moderate sedation is always reported and paid separately, when medically necessary and properly documented. (more…)

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Updated Prior Authorization Rules for DMEPOS

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have released an update to the prior authorization process for certain durable medical equipment, prosthetic, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) items.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have released an update to the prior authorization process for certain durable medical equipment, prosthetic, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) items.

As originally announced in the Federal Register, published on December 21, 2016, CMS is preparing for the nationwide expansion of the prior authorization process for the first two items of durable medical equipment to be subject to required prior authorization beginning on July 17, 2017: (more…)

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Is your Medical Billing Accurate and Complete?

 Medical Billing team

Are you getting paid for every charge you are entitled to?

Bristol Healthcare Services, a two-decade-old medical billing company, offers you customized medical billing solutions for your specialty. When you partner with us, we start by reviewing your current billing procedures for missing billable charges. We then create a system customized to fit your unique needs. Tailoring our industry-proven solutions to your specific practice requirements sets us apart from our competitors. (more…)

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