Month: April 2012

Reminder to Physicians & Billing Companies: Verify Patient’s Coordination of Benefits!

April 19, 2012 The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare (CMS) recently released an MLN Matters Article that highlights the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) rules. These rules delineate the circumstances in which Medicare will only make payment after another insurance carrier issues the primary payment. All too frequently, physicians and their billing companies will receive denials from Medicare …

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Maternal-Fetal Specialists May See Increase in Twin Pregnancies

April 19, 2012 According to Michigan State University, the occurrence of twin births has increased dramatically in the past several decades. Consider this remarkable statistic: in 1980, one in every 53 babies was a twin; in 2009, that number rose to one in every 30 births. These findings were presented in early April 2012 at …

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