“When Medicare does something, other payers usually do, too,” said Fletcher Lance, vice president and national healthcare leader at consulting firm North Highland. “Private payers won’t say they’re going to, but my hunch is that they will follow suit.”CMS has agreed to give a break on specificity and not deny claims as long as the submitted code is in the right family of codes. This should help a lot during the early days of the transition and if providers are lucky, private payers will offer the same grace period.… Read More
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