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Reimbursement somewhere over the rainbow

Physician Practice Perspective, July 21, 2002

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Multi-colored codes ease billing, waiver rulesThe fraud-hunting Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are on the prowl for providers who don’t use modifiers and advance beneficiary notices (ABN) correctly, or at all, an agency official said in May. Several clinics are reworking internal policies to comply. Meanwhile, billing specialist Denese Foltz of the Ankle & Foot Clinic in Everett, WA, suggests these color-coded tips:• Flip through your HCPCS Level II 2002 books. “Our book is color-coded. Any codes in red are not valid for Medicare, so you know

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