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June 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Coding Clarification for Wound Care (Page 2)
  • Do Not Bill Pulse Oximetry with E&M Service (Page 3)
  • Preventing Coding and Billing Errors (Page 4)
  • Behavioral Health Screening & Testing Tips (Page 4)
  • Fees Related to Electronic Payments (Page 5)
  • MIPS Update (Page 6)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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May 2022 DRS Newsleteter

NEWS Updates

  • Extended Telehealth Flexibilities Explained (Page 2)
  • Surprise Billing Arbitration Portal Now Open (Page 3)
  • New COVID-19 Vaccine Codes (Page 4)
  • The Problem with Problem Lists (Page 4)
  • Risk Adjustment Fraud in Healthcare (Page 5)
  • MIPS Update (Page 6)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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April 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • PRF Post-Payment Reporting Deadlines (Page 2)
  • AMA Urges Update of Medicare Physician Payments (Page 3)
  • Audit Telehealth Claims for Compliance (Page 3)
  • Nuances of the No Surprises Act (Page 4)
  • Potential Risks, Benefits of Patient Access to Notes (Page 5)
  • Avoid Employee Handbook Crises (Page 5)
  • 2022 MIPS Update (Page 6)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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March 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Expert Insights to Deal with the No Surprises Act (Page 2)
  • Getting What You're Owed Through Proper Coding (Page 3)
  • Principal Care Management Billing Information (Page 4)
  • Preventive Counseling:  99401 (Page 5)
  • Mental Status Exam for Telehealth Visits (Page 5)
  • 2022 MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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February 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • MIPS Shock - No More Bonus Points (Page 2)
  • Quality Measures Updated for 2022 (Page 3)
  • No Surprises Act: Questions Answered (Page 4)
  • $2B Provider Relief Fund Payments Released (Page 5)
  • 2021 MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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January 2022 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Medicare PFS Final Rule 2022 (Page 3)
  • PFS Impact on Telehealth & Care Management (Page 4)
  • Telehealth Expanded for Mental Health Services (Page 5)
  • MIPS Final Rule for 2022 (Page 6)
  • Coding Tips for Capturing Patient Risk (Page 7)
  • Medicare News (Page8)

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December 2021 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • CMS Releases Final Rule for 2022 (Page 3)
  • 2022 MIPS Final Rule - Key Takeaways (Page 4)
  • DEA Guidance:  Use of a Home Address (Page 4)
  • Health Choice Member ID Numbers Changing (Page 5)
  • MIPS Updates (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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November 2021 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Long Haul COVID-19 May Qualify as a Disability (Page 2)
  • Codes for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates (Page 3)
  • New Surprise Billing Rule Angers AMA (Page 3)
  • HIPAA Rules Surrounding Vaccination Status (Page 4)
  • Payment Increase for Cognitive Assessments (Page 5)
  • MIPS Updates (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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October 2021 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • NEW COVID-19 Provider Funding – Apply Now (Page 3)
  • The 99211 Checklist (Page 3)
  • Important MIPS Updates (Page 4)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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September 2021 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Codes for 3rd Dose of COVID-19 Vaccines (Page 2)
  • Cost Sharing Waivers Winding Down (Page 2)
  • E/M Coding Tips & Codes that Maximize Profits (Page 3)
  • 2022 QPP Proposed Rules (Page 4)
  • Completing FMLA Paperwork (Page 4)
  • MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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August 2021 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Telehealth Coverage Expansion Proposed for 2022 (Page 2)
  • Advancing the Quality Payment Program in 2022 (Page 2)
  • Medicare AWVs versus Annual Physicals (Page 3)
  • Medicare AWV Q&A's (Page 4)
  • How to Choose an ACO Partners (Page 4)
  • Billing House Call Visits (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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July 2021 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • 2022 ICD-10 Codes Now Available (Page 2)
  • Using Scribes in your Practice (Page 2)
  • EEOC Releases Updated COVID-19 Guidance (Page 3)
  • UHC and Internet Explorer 11 (Page 3)
  • Allwell 2021 Continuity of Care Bonus (Page 4)
  • MIPS Update (Page 4)
  • Medicare News (Page 5)

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June 2021 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • Updated Policies on "Incident-to" Billing (Page 2)
  • Justice Dept Cracks Down on COVID-related Fraud (Page 3)
  • Billing New COVID-19 Vaccine Novavax (Page 3)
  • Interest in House Calls Returning (Page 4)
  • Cognitive Impairment Billing (Page4)
  • MIPS Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 6)

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May 2021 DRS Newsletter

NEWS Updates

  • AMA Lobbies to Extend Audio-Only Telehealth (Page 2)
  • New Post-COVID Diagnosis Code U09.9 (Page 2)
  • Open Notes Began April 5th (Page 3)
  • No Charge for COVID-19 Vaccines (Page 3)
  • Remote Patient Monitoring for 2021 (Page 4)
  • MOC Update (Page 5)
  • Medicare News (Page 5)

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