Corporate Compliance

Note: Medicare issues a reminder on the importance of billing the correct place of service on physician claims

Medicare Insider, March 15, 2011

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Editor’s note: Judith Kares, JD, CPC, regulatory specialist for HCPro, Inc., is the author of this week’s note from the instructor.

In a recent MLN Matters article, Medicare once again reminded physicians and their billing agents to ensure that they are reporting the correct place of service on physician claims, particularly on claims for outpatient physician services payable under Part B.  Such services include a wide variety of medical and surgical procedures, office visits and consultations, which may be performed in facilities, including hospitals and provider-based departments and clinics, as well as in non-facility locations, such as freestanding clinics and urgent care centers.

Continue reading Judith's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.



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