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HHS issues rules to advance electronic health records with added simplicity and flexibility

 

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Federal Report Outlines Chiropractic Medicare Documentation Deficiencies

 

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Coding Around the Compliance Date

With the ICD-10 compliance date less than 10 days away, your practice may already be seeing patients whose claims will be submitted after the October 1 compliance date.

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Can Your Staff Code in ICD-10?

ICD-10 is less than 15 days away. Can your staff code in ICD-10?

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WCB Chair Announces Adoption of ICD-10 Starting on October 1, 2015

 

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Get Ready Now: Contact Your Software Vendors, Clearinghouses, and Billing Services

With ICD-10 less than 30 days away, now is the time to get ready. You can make sure your practice is prepared by following the ABCs of ICD-10:

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Get Ready Now: Be Sure Your Systems Are Ready

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Get Ready Now: Assess How ICD-10 Will Affect Your Practice

With ICD-10 just 30 days away, now is the time to get ready. You can make sure your practice is prepared by following the ABCs of ICD-10:

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JLTF Pleased to Report Positive Response from WCB on Proposed New Medical Fee Schedule

The New York State Chiropractic Association (NYSCA) and the New York Chiropractic Council (the Council) are pleased to report further progress has been made to secure a fair and reasonable chiropractic fee schedule. On July 2, the NYS Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Medical Director Dr. Elaine Sobol-Berger informed us via letter that some of our recommendations to the WCB were used to modify the proposed Medical Fee Schedule (MFS) Discussion Document. While the WCB did not adopt all of our recommendations, this is a positive step, and we will continue to work with the WCB on this matter.

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NYSIF Announces Launch of Online Medical Provider Portal

The NYSCA WC committee would like you to be aware of upcoming changes proposed by the New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF). Please note this will not impact claim submission, but will change the way providers receive information about the status of their claim.

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CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to Help Providers Get Ready for ICD-10

With less than three months remaining until the nation switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are announcing efforts to continue to help physicians get ready ahead of the October 1 deadline. In response to requests from the provider community, CMS is releasing additional guidance that will allow for flexibility in the claims auditing and quality reporting process as the medical community gains experience using the new ICD- 10 code set. For more details, please see the joint announcement on the CMS ICD-10 website.

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Get Ready for ICD-10 with the CMS ICD-10 Infographic

 

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ICD-10 Compliance Deadline 10/01/2015

Get Ready Now with the New CMS Quick Start Guide!

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ICD-10 Compliance Step 5

 

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ICD-10 Compliance Step 4

 

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ICD-10 Compliance Step 3

 

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ICD-10 Compliance Step 2

 

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ICD-10 Compliance Step 1

 

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Announcing the NYS WCB BPR Roadshows!

In lieu of holding Summer District Dialogue sessions, the BPR team is going on the road to update interested stakeholders on the status of the BPR project. Roadshow sessions will be held in each District Office beginning in mid-June and ending the first week of July.

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ACA Efforts Result in Federal Agency's Clarification of PPACA Language on Access to Non-MD/DO Providers

 

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