Month: May 2013

Cardiology Billing Update: Novitas Clarifies Regulations on IDE, HUD, CAS Clinical Trial Requests

Novitas (Medicare Administrative Contractor) has sought to provide additional clarification for those providers seeking participation in clinical trials and applications for Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), Humanitarian Use Device (HUD) and/or Post-Approval and 510K Extension Studies for Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS). The Medicare A/B Reference Manual, Chapter 7 (available here: https://www.novitas-solutions.com/refman/chapter-7.html) has been revised. While there are …

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Still not e-prescribing? June 30 Deadline Approaching!

Medical providers are currently being bombarded with various incentive and penalty programs… from PQRS, to EMR incentives, the sequestration cuts, and e-Rx. Of all of these programs, e-prescribing is on the easier end for provider participation. If your practice is not currently e-prescribing, what are you waiting for? With the correct software (often free, or …

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