ICD-10 News

ICD-10 News

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is examining the implications of the ICD-10 provision in the recently enacted Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 and will provide guidance to providers and other stakeholders soon. Until that time, Medicare will not be announcing the participants selected for the planned July 2014 end-to-end testing.

 

Office Closure – April 18, 2014

Office Closure – April 18, 2014

WPS Medicare will be closed the afternoon of April 18, 2014, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. We will re-open on Monday, April 21, 2014. If you need assistance, please contact us on Monday April 21, 2014.

 

2014 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule

 

The 2014 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule contains significant clarifications regarding inpatient admission criteria that all admitting physicians and hospitals need to be aware of. Visit the CMS website(external link) for their latest guidance.

 

CMS 1500 Claim Form Version 02-12

CMS 1500 Claim Form Version 02-12

Effective April 1, 2014, Medicare will only accept the revised CMS 1500 Form Version 02-12. Refer to MLN Matters Article MM8509Adobe Portable Document Format for additional information.

 

CMS Secure Net Access Portal (C-SNAP) Important Reminder!

CMS Secure Net Access Portal (C-SNAP) Important Reminder!

Before checking the eligibility of your patient, make sure you have the following:

   1. Copy of the patient’s Medicare card or knowledge of the correct Medicare number.
   2. Correct spelling of the patient’s name.
   3. Correct date of birth (month, day, and year).
   4. Date of service.

 

ICD-10 News Office Closure Hospital Admission Criteria CMS 1500 Version 02–12 C-SNAP

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