Archives: 2015, October

New G-Codes Not JUST for HOSPICE!

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: October 23, 2015

Change Request (CR) 9369 was released by CMS on Friday, October 16, 2015, providing Additional G-Codes that will differentiate Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Home Health…


The Complexities of Medicare Secondary Payer Billing

By Aaron Carey / Posted on: October 16, 2015

Medicare has always looked to liability insurance policies, no-fault insurance policies, and workers’ compensation plans to pay for services related to injuries associated with those policy types. Recent changes to…


Initials and Not a Full Signature, Allowed?

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: October 9, 2015

One of the things home health and hospices frequently have issues with is physician signatures. Often the issues surround the physician not dating their signature or making changes on hard…


The Y2K of Coding!

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: October 5, 2015

Most of you will recall the scare that ran rampant throughout the country with Y2K, well basically the same thing happened with ICD-10 Coding. We were able to get a…