Providers must link the medical necessity of the treatment they give to the documented diagnoses or they may not get paid. Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBGC, CDIP, looks at how to ensure medical necessity is proven for fertility services.
Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBGC, CDIP, writes about the types of treatment for infertility for both men and women, highlighting the associated diagnosis and procedure codes used to report them.
CMS’ 2017 OPPS and Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rules, released July 6 and 7, respectively, introduce policies that focus on improving payment accuracy across sites and for professionals in primary care, care management, and patient-centered services.
Q: Can a hospital that is not a critical access hospital (CAH) bill professional charges on UB-04 claims, Type of Bill (TOB) 013X? I have not read anywhere that hospitals cannot bill this way, but usually when discussing revenue 96X and other professional revenue codes there is mention of CAHs only.