medical billing

2022 Physician Fee Schedule Updates

The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) has released the final rule for the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for 2022. This will include updates on policy changes that will take place January 1, 2022. This fee schedule is the basis of how Medicare payments are made. Here are a few [...]

2022-03-17T18:02:35+00:00November 12th, 2021|

CPT Codes You Need to Know For The Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization

The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine is now authorized for emergency use for 5 – 11 years old individuals by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This authorization came on October 29, 2021, after members of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee had a meeting on this date to discuss a [...]

2022-03-17T18:02:36+00:00November 2nd, 2021|

Healthcare Industry Recap: September & October

A lot has happened recently in the healthcare industry and at Americare Network. Here we recap on some important news from this month and last. September 29, 2021 – Provider Relief Fund Phase 4 and the American Rescue Plan rural funding applications opened. September 30, 2021 – The Provider Relief Fund, [...]

2022-03-17T18:02:36+00:00October 28th, 2021|

Medical Billing For Pharmacists

We are happy to announce our newest pharmacy billing service! Due to increased healthcare needs, some states have allowed pharmacists to fulfill and bill for certain patient care needs, and we are here to make this process easier. From patient registration to billing, combining technology and medical billing expertise, our team [...]

2022-03-17T18:02:36+00:00October 21st, 2021|

60-Day Grace Period for PRF Period 1 Reporting

The September 30th, 2021 deadline for the Provider Relief Fund Period 1 reporting has already passed. However, there is still time to submit your report. Due to COVID-19 cases and natural disasters, a 60 day grace period has been allowed for submitting your report and coming into compliance. What this means [...]

2022-03-17T18:02:36+00:00October 15th, 2021|

Updated Requirements for the No Surprises Act

Earlier we talked about what surprise medical billing is. Following the journey to the implementation in 2022, the newest update on September 30th outlines new rules related to the banning of surprise medical billing. We will summarize some important points in this week’s post. Titled “Requirements Related to Surprise Billing: Part [...]

2022-03-17T18:02:36+00:00October 7th, 2021|

CPT Code Modifiers

You see them all the time and we’ve talked briefly about CPT codes before so you probably have a general idea as to what they are and how to use them. But what are modifiers? Here are some quick facts about CPT code modifiers that may help. What are CPT code [...]

2021-12-24T15:22:23+00:00August 20th, 2021|

5 More Reasons Your Claims Are Being Denied

Earlier we talked about 4 issues that could affect your practice’s medical billing. This time we are going to touch upon a few more reasons why your claims could be denying. Services That Require Authorization Certain services require pre-authorization to be completed. This is a decision made by the insurance payor [...]

2021-12-24T15:22:48+00:00August 12th, 2021|

Signs It’s Time To Outsource Your Medical Billing

Has the thought of outsourcing your practice’s medical billing services ever crossed your mind? There are many factors involved in deciding whether to outsource a service or not and you may be contemplating different decisions along the way. As medical billing and the medical insurance industry is an ongoing process, it [...]

2021-12-24T15:22:48+00:00August 6th, 2021|
Go to Top