CRN Healthcare Solutions

About Barbara Cobuzzi

Coding Consulting Services

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Compliantly Optimize Healthcare Reimbursements

Denials and underpayments are defects in the revenue cycle that indicate a provider’s inability to comply with payer requirements or a payer’s inability to accurately pay a claim. CRN Healthcare Solutions works with practices to evaluate and implement lean process workflow denials management so that every dollar not paid which should have been paid is addressed and followed up.


Recognize the New MBI

MLN Matters issued an article on July 11, 2018 to clarify that the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) format does not use the letters S, L, O, I, B, and Z. This was done so that there will never be a confusion between the numbers 5, 1, 0, 3, and … For more,...

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E/M Changes May Hit Podiatry and Teaching Attestation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) physician fee schedule proposed rule has some new Part B specific codes for Podiatry Evaluation and Management (E/M) services as well as some modification to Teaching Physician Attestation Rules f… For more,...

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CMS Proposes Add-on Codes for E/M Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing three new HCPCS Level II add-on codes to be used specifically with evaluation and management (E/M) codes, which would also be revised to create a single rate of $93 for established patients...

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Changing the Way Medicare Pays Doctors

Besides taking a machete to E/M reimbursement and the way Medicare looks at E/M services, the current administration has proposed some large changes in the way Medicare pays doctors. They have also proposed ways that hospital facilities disclose prices to patients,...

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