Thu, 08/03/2017
On July 27 CMS issued Transmittal 1875 (CR 10184), which updates the ICD-10 codes for several National Coverage Determinations (NCDs).  This is the latest in a series of transmittals that identify the diagnosis and procedure codes for services covered by NCDs.  These transmittals do not represent policy changes, just corrections and updates to the current code list for each NCD.  CMS is not requiring contractors to search for and reprocess claims affected by this latest transmittal.  However,... [+]
Fri, 07/28/2017
Several Medicare Administrative Contractors, including Novitas Solutions, have in the past instructed imaging providers to use the date of the interpretation as the date of service for the professional component of the imaging exam. This policy has created major logistical challenges, since providers have traditionally reported the professional component with the date the exam was performed, not the date of the interpretation. This policy has also limited imaging providers' ability to bill... [+]
Mon, 04/24/2017
AUSTIN, Texas, April 24, 2017 – Melody W. Mulaik, MSHS, FAHRA CRA, RCC, CPC, CPC-H has served as the president of Coding Strategies, Inc., a multi-specialty coding and compliance education firm for nearly 20 years.  In March 2017, Coding Strategies merged with Revenue Cycle, a medical and radiation oncology consulting firm.  Ms. Mulaik will now serve as the President of the combined companies.  Founded in 1998 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, Coding Strategies provides consulting expertise and... [+]
Fri, 03/10/2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melody W. Mulaik, President Coding Strategies Inc. & Revenue Cycle, Inc. P: 877-626-3464 Revenue Cycle and Coding Strategies Merge to Expand Healthcare Consulting Services AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2017 -- Medical and radiation oncology consulting firm Revenue Cycle and healthcare coding and compliance consulting and education firm Coding Strategies announce a merger that will bring the two companies together for the benefit of... [+]