E/M Coding Reform: Recording of Panel Discussion

CMS proposed historic changes that would increase the amount of time that doctors and other clinicians can spend with their patients by reducing the burden of paperwork that clinicians face when billing Medicare. We held listening sessions all over the country and heard from thousands of providers and one thing they consistently brought up was how documentation was needlessly burdensome,

New Medicare Card: Using Your MAC’s MBI Look-Up Tool

When you use the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) secure portal Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) look-up tool, you must use your patient’s own Social Security Number (SSN) along with your patient’s first name, last name, and date of birth. Your patient’s SSN may differ from the number part of the Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN), which uses the SSN of the primary wage earner on whom benefits are based.