CMS Announces Switch on NGHP Conditional Payment Recovery from BCRC to CRC and Use of ICD-9 and ICD-10 to Determine Payment of Medical Bills

On July 1, 2015, CMS published an announcement on its upcoming transition of Non-Group Health Plan recovery workload from the Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center to the Commercial Repayment Center. As part of the continuing efforts to improve the Coordination of Benefits & Recovery (COB&R) program and claims payment accuracy in Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) … Read moreCMS Announces Switch on NGHP Conditional Payment Recovery from BCRC to CRC and Use of ICD-9 and ICD-10 to Determine Payment of Medical Bills

ICD – 10 Compliance Date Delayed

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen G. Sebelius announced  on February 16, 2012 that HHS will be delaying the compliance deadline associated with the implementation of International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition diagnosis and procedure codes (ICD-10).  The proposed regulation was initially set to be effective October 1, 2011; however, in … Read moreICD – 10 Compliance Date Delayed